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Shoelaces | Mark’s Remarks

We count our blessings every day, hopefully.   I sometimes have a pretty optimistic attitude and keep my blessings...

Getting help for seasonal affective disorder | For Your Health

For all its holidays and celebrations, winter can be a tough time for many people. The long nights and cold, gray days can...

A fine line and being a good neighbor | Mark’s Remarks

In my book, neighbors are supposed to be neighborly. When you live next door to a person, or even on the same...

Happy Thanksmas | Mark’s Remarks

Every year at this time, we all start griping about the rushing of the Christmas holiday.  Take a look...

A matter of time | Mark’s Remarks

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: I know why old people stare at young people. In...

Folklore and scary people | Mark’s Remarks

When we were kids, we invented things. We invented games, activities and ways to add excitement to the neighborhood.

Please pass the turkey, stuffing and family health history | For Your Health

It’s that time of year. We’re moving quickly toward late autumn, with its falling leaves and longer nights. And that means one thing: Thanksgiving...

Intervention, Buffy and Jody, and Amazon Prime | Mark’s Remarks

Usually you think you are pretty safe when your kids are watching old, classic television series. We recently acquired a smart TV...

Church and Community | Mark’s Remarks

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve wanted to retreat from society and, like a turtle, stick my head back...

Attitude of Gratitude | The Happy + Healthy Life

Gratitude is about being aware of and appreciating all the good in your life. It’s about focusing on the things you already...

Why didn’t I think of that? | Mark’s Remarks

My daughter likes to watch YouTube shows. We try to limit her watching, and we definitely watch alongside her to make sure...

Hope and the next generation | Mark’s Remarks

Not too long ago, I remember working retail and having customers complain about customer service and how “kids these days” operated.  

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