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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Avoiding Talkers | Mark’s Remarks

I’m going to admit something to you: I avoid people at times. Come on, you know you do it too. 

My son, the writer | Mark’s Remarks

My oldest son writes a column for his campus newspaper. He is quite witty and his columns about a pet cockroach in...

The Storeroom Evolution | Mark’s Remarks

When we moved into our house we had this big, luxurious storage room on one side of the basement. It was awesome....

Don’t forget to play | The Happy + Healthy Life

My sweet and thoughtful friend Amanda tagged me in a Facebook post of a simple sketch of two swings. At the bottom...

A sincere apology | Mark’s Remarks

I was talking to a person a while back about a little run-in they’d had with another person. It was a misunderstanding,...

Working, dreaming and longing | Mark’s Remarks

I just saw a commercial for Folger’s coffee. It depicts a little boy putting his small change into a coffee can. On...

Preschool and eighth grade math | Mark’s Remarks

Every year when little ones get ready to go to kindergarten, we hear stories of kindergarten screenings.  When I was at the...

Settled stomachs and big plans | Mark’s Remarks

I once wrote a column called “Warm Stomachs” in which I talked about how the Christmas season feels.  Summer vacation looms as...

Vengeance | Mark’s Remarks

High school years are often looked at with rose-colored glasses, as is much of our childhood.  That is, if we choose to...

Fog | Mark’s Remarks

When does our brain start to experience fog warnings? I am amazed at how quickly I’m forgetting things. I used to be...

The Happy + Healthy Life|Get up offa that thing!

Whether you exercise or not, you can’t deny the benefits of moving your body. It improves your mood, reduces stress, increases your...

Performance parenting | Mark’s Remarks

Parenting is a tough job.   When your kids are nearing adulthood, you tend to look back and wonder...

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