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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Live from New York… | Mark’s Remarks

Is anyone else wondering why Saturday Night Live isn’t having a heyday?  I mean, they have one of the best opportunities to capitalize on...

Growing out of things | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve told you before that getting rid of my kids’ toys is sometimes an emotional issue. Being a neatness nut, I’m all about getting...

All Alone | Mark’s Remarks

I have recently read two separate news stories in which people have passed away. The twist to this story is that no one noticed. One...

Toying with an original | Mark’s Remarks

If you don’t know about teachers, I should tell you that decorating a classroom can be a big deal. Kids expect seasonal decorations and...

Conversationalists | Mark’s Remarks

Do you know anyone you find hard to talk to?  Sometimes, I wonder if anyone realizes how they converse with others. It’s interesting to...

Christmas recommendations | Mark’s Remarks

Some of my earliest memories of Christmas involved being sprawled out in front of the television set, watching all the Christmas shows.   Back then,...

Dreams? | Mark’s Remarks

I always read Roald Dahl’s Big Friendly Giant to my fourth graders every year. It is a fun, complicated and terribly disgusting book. Kids...

Battlefield | Mark’s Remarks

Teachers will tell you that this time of the year is always interesting. Kids get a little amped up knowing there are just a...

Cleaning out the notebook | Mark’s Remarks

Sometimes I make little notes on possible column topics. Then, when I go to write them there’s not enough meat to make it into...

Thrift Store Madness and Dressing Weird in the 80s | Mark’s Remarks

Do any of you remember the phase in the 1980s when all the cool kids were wearing oversized coats, vintage hats and all the...

Awareness | Mark’s Remarks

I won’t lie to you: I’m aware many people read this column and I’m aware that many enjoy reading it. There are times I really...

I’m Glad They Are Going | Mark’s Remarks

So many parents are gearing up for the weeping and gnashing of teeth at this time of the year. Their children are graduating and...
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