Tag Archives: Mark’s birthday

My big birthday revelation

[A big thank you to my friends Scott and Sarah who commissioned this drawing of me for my birthday, even if it did allow me to slip out of my blogging responsibilities on the national day of protest against government surveillance.]

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Today is International Potato Skin Day… Where should I celebrate?

I can’t recall the specifics, but, in recognition of the important work I’ve done on this blog over the past decade, a well respected member of the United Nations came forward several years ago and suggested that the people of the earth, from that day forward, should refer to the Tuesday before my birthday each […]

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Celebrating the anniversary of my extraction

On this day, many, many years ago, I was pulled from the womb of my unconscious mother with forceps. Later, according to my mother’s account, when a nurse brought me to her, she refused to take me, saying, “No, I haven’t had my baby yet.” A few friends and loved ones seem to think that […]

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Today’s my birthday

The following was left in my mailbox by a reader of this blog. I thought that it was lovely and wanted to share it with the rest of you… Linette thinks the angel-like people surrounding me are inflating me. I think they’re sucking the life out of me. The truth is probably somewhere in between.

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A parenting tip

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