Category Archives: Holidays

Here Comes Satan Cottontail

“Happy Easter!” The Devil declared excitedly as he entered the living room carrying the largest Easter basket I had ever seen. After he’d placed the behemoth gift on the table, I was finally able to catch a glimpse of my … Continue reading

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Disappointment Trumps Excitement on President’s Day

I was talking to a coworker today, Modern Philosophers, and asked her how she was enjoying President’s Day. And that’s the first problem right there. I was at work on President’s Day. Remember when President’s Day was a national holiday?  … Continue reading

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2018: A New Hope

I love the philosophy that a new year symbolizes a new start, Modern Philosophers. It gives people hope.  It allows them to believe that they are facing the year with a clean slate, and anything can happen.  I’m all for … Continue reading

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Go Away, 2017

I’m not one To stay up Until midnight To toast The arrival Of the New Year. There is no Special someone Waiting excitedly For a New Year’s kiss. Most likely, I will be Sound asleep When the Earth completes Yet … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Ball Drop

“Have you made any New Year’s resolutions?” The Devil asked as he poured my Snapple into a fancy champagne flute. My New Year’s Eve guest had eschewed his usual impeccably tailored suit for a sharp tuxedo that made him look … Continue reading

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Is Thanksgiving Trying To Kill Me?

Dear Modern Philosophers, I am writing to you because I have an overwhelming sense of foreboding, and if anything happens to me, I want you to be able to tell the authorities who did it. I think Thanksgiving is trying … Continue reading

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We Should Be Thankful We’re All Still Alive

We should be thankful we’re all still alive… I overheard that gem recently while shopping for Thanksgiving dinner, Modern Philosophers. Of course, it piqued my interest, so I had to listen in a little longer to see if these strangers … Continue reading

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