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Discovering the Wizard | Mark’s Remarks

My 3-year old and I went to see “The Wizard of Oz” stage play on Saturday night. Since her mother and I are well...

Riding to school | Mark’s Remarks

When my oldest son was 5, he started kindergarten. At the time, I was still teaching in the same building. We would load up...

The Blind Side: Spin-Off 1 | Mark’s Remarks

A while back, I talked about my disdain for the movie the “Blind Side.” This was after Sandra Bullock won an Academy Award for...

Escape artist or pushover? | Mark’s Remarks

Okay, I'll admit it: I’m a pushover sometimes when it comes to my kids. This is especially evident when they are babies. Now that the...

The case for Santa | Mark’s Remarks

Santa Claus can become a very touchy subject for some.  There are people who are very torn about the whole thing. As with many things...

The mad dash: Sunday mornings and vacations | Mark’s Remarks

I have always thought that our routines on Sunday mornings or right before going on vacation would make a great episode of a sitcom....

Lists and priorities | Mark’s Remarks

Everybody does it. You look toward a new year and start thinking about changes. You start making mental lists of what you would like...

Starting off | Mark’s Remarks

Right before Christmas break, I get a bit of a second wind. I don’t know what it is, but I have this inner need...

Change in 30 Days | Planet Ryan

At some point, there comes a time in your life when you realize you need to make a change. Now, this change can be...

A Conversation With My Younger Self | Mark’s Remarks

Older folks tend to stare a lot. I’ve noticed it, and now I’ve become an older person, too.  It’s not that we have decided...

What a wonderful world | Mark’s Remarks

Mornings at my house are sometimes a bit hectic. When you have three big kids and one baby running around, it tends to make...

Mark’s Remarks | Rivalries

Rivalries between schools have been around since schools and sports teams were invented.  We’ve heard stories of rivalries getting a bit out of hand....

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