Category Archives: Mark’s Life

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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I’ve seen enough. I’m calling the race for Biden. But I don’t think I’m ready to celebrate.

With Biden’s official electoral vote count sitting at 264, having taken Arizona, he just needs one more state to reach 270 and secure the win. And, at this point, with his leads growing in Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Nevada, it appears to just be a matter of time before he’s announced the 46th President of the […]

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That’s it. I’m making my first contribution to the Biden campaign.

It’s great that Joe Biden — who, despite what you might have heard from Donald Trump, is not hiding in his basement — appears to be pulling ahead in the polls as we’re entering the last 50 days of the race. We cannot afford, however, to take anything for granted. It’s difficult to believe, given […]

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Mark’s Covid Diary… August 23, 2020

A few evening’s ago, my son and I set out to see if we could find a new path along the Huron River. By the time we were done, we’d walked eight miles, and found some incredible trails that we’d never before knew existed. The shot above is from one of those trails. Everywhere we […]

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End of the World Open Thread

I have not died. I have, however, moved on to a better place… at least temporarily. The internet at our house has been down for the past several days, so I’ve been staying away from the news, and going to bed early. And, after 18 years of obsessive nighttime workaholism and OCD-driven blogging, I’m finding […]

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