Finally, it’s Friday, Modern Philosophers! A long, frigid week has thankfully come to an end. The last several nights saw temperatures in Maine drop as low as 35 degrees below zero with the wind chill. Thankfully, my fur lined toga can withstand such conditions, but my mind is on the verge of snapping. I’m desperate for the mercury to rise above zero.
Naturally, this week’s Think Tank is going to deal with using the Time Machine to transport us back to a warmer, happier time. Are you reading to put on your Thinking Togas and join me?
This week’s topic: If you could travel back in time to this past Summer, how would you spend a few stolen hours to ensure you forgot all about this frigid Winter weather?
The answer to this one is easy for me. The House on the Hill has an amazing covered front porch, and sits on a very serene street. I’d fire up the grill at the end of the porch and throw on some red hot dogs and burgers. I’d relax in my chair, legs up on the porch rail, and pour two glasses of Sangria from the ridiculously over-sized jug we always purchase (not because it’s a good deal, but because we both crack up when my tiny better half struggles to carry it from the car up to the house). Then I’d look over at The Girl Who Always Shares The Jug With Me, take her hand in mine, and smile because nothing warms me up more than her touch and seeing the adorable dimple that dances on her cheek when she smiles back at me.
So what about you, Modern Philosophers? How would you warm up if you could travel back to Summer for a couple of hours? Remember, there’s no right or wrong answer to this one.
I look forward to reading your Deep Thoughts on this week’s topic. In the meantime, I’m going to watch that clip from Grease and think very fondly of The Girl Who Taught Me How To Dance.
Stay warm, my friends…