Category Archives: Mark’s Life

Man cannot survive on blogging alone

There were important things I wanted to tell you about tonight, but I got sidetracked by an all-consuming desire to plumb. So you’re on your own tonight… The site is yours… Have fun… Talk about whatever you like… Inspiring plumbing stories… Hilarious anecdotes about home repair projects gone awry… Restaurant reviews… Anonymous confessions… MarkMaynard.com fan […]

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Be safe out there

I suspect you may have already heard this by now, but, if you don’t have to be on the road this evening, you should probably just bake some oatmeal cookies, pour yourself a stiff drink, and stay home. The family and I just made it back from Lexington, Kentucky, where we were celebrating my mother’s […]

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How to survive in a world without facts

The utter disregard for truth that we’re seeing with Trump isn’t something that’s completely new… I just went through the archive here and found a number of instances over the past decade or so, where we’ve lamented the fact that truth was becoming a thing of the past. Back in 2008, I apparently even posted […]

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Our little snowflake on the “Not Bannon” postcard avalanche

I don’t know what good it’ll do, as I suspect it’ll be immediately thrown into the hellmouth that Trump Tower sits on top of, but Arlo and I mailed a postcard to Donald Trump today as part of the Postcard Avalanche to Denounce Bannon. Here, in hopes that it may convince you to join us, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

A few years ago, I made the decision not to write anything new for Thanksgiving, but, instead, to recycle something that I’d written the year before. And, ever since then, I’ve been posting the same damn thing. Well, here it is again. I was tempted to remove some of the old references, and replace them […]

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