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To the gentleman in the Panera restroom, I’m sorry if I terrified and/or aroused you

As I try to narrate everything possible for the benefit of my 10 month old son, Arlo, I constantly find myself saying things that I wouldn’t normally say in the course of an ordinary day. I say things like, “Daddy is fully extending his pale, white arm, to scratch the ear of the old, grey […]

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Tonight’s blogging has been preempted by a toilet repair emergency

Apparently we exceeded our lifetime flush capacity and blew out the inner workings of our toilet tonight, so I’m desperately trying to reconstruct it from scavenged parts. (At this point, I was going to suggest that I was in the process of using said toilet, while heroically trying to fix it at the same time, […]

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Ypsilanti City government takes a stand on my penis

A few days ago, at lunch, I received a strange call. Ypsi’s new City Manager had somehow gotten his hands on my cell phone number. He was calling to apologize. I can’t remember his exact words, but he said something like, “Uhhhh… The City just launched a new website, and, somehow, it was hacked. You […]

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This summer will mark the tenth anniversary of MarkMaynard.com… What, if anything, should we do to mark the occasion?

It’s recently been brought to my attention that this blog, assuming I can stay alive for a few more months, and keep dragging my fat fingers across the keyboard of this old computer, will turn ten years old in August. The person who wrote to me, and alerted me to this fact, wanted to know […]

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Peeing women discuss MarkMaynard.com

This comic was left for me at the Corner Brewery tonight… If I’m understanding it correctly, two MarkMaynard.com readers happened to be urinating at the same time, in adjacent stalls, when a conversation about this site was struck up, and a friendship was formed. [The lesson here, of course, is that, if you’re looking for […]

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