Category Archives: Holidays

Thankful For What?

This couple knocked on my door tonight. They were dressed as Pilgrims.  Full blown first Thanksgiving kind of garb.  The guy had a clipboard, the woman just offered a smile. I’d normally tell strangers to get the hell off my … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Turkey

“What do you mean there ain’t no turkey?  How the hell do you lose a turkey?” Bruno demanded angrily as he stared at the spot on the counter where the turkey should have been. “I don’t know,” Wally replied with … Continue reading

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Why I Hate This Holiday

I’m really starting to hate The Fourth of July, Modern Philosophers. It’s not because I don’t like what the holiday represents, or because I don’t feel patriotic.  On the contrary, I love what we celebrate on Independence Day. I will … Continue reading

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Don’t Ruin The Fairy Tale

Aaron and Holly sat on benches on opposite side of the path that ran along the river.  They both wore masks, and they each had their beverage of choice handy. It was Easter Sunday, so it was quieter than normal … Continue reading

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Leprechaun Portfolio Diversity

“Do you think leprechauns give any consideration to diversifying their portfolios?” Aaron asked shortly after he had settled in on his bench on his side of the river walk path. On the other side of the path, Holly smiled brightly … Continue reading

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Don’t Put So Much Pressure On 2021

Happy New Year, Modern Philosophers! I wanted to kick off 2021 by getting one of my contractually obligated philosophical posts out of the way. Before we go too deep down the rabbit hole of how 2021 needs to be better … Continue reading

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No More Resolutions

Aaron waited until Holly pulled down her mask and sipped her coffee before he broke the silence. “Before you ask, I will not be participating in whatever ridiculous shenanigans you have planned for New Year’s Eve.” He lowered his mask, … Continue reading

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I Wish You A Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, Modern Philosophers! I know I usually try to make you laugh on this blog, but every so often, I like to mix it up. After all, the goal of this endeavor is to inspire deep thoughts to accompany … Continue reading

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Absentee Turkey Cravings

“I think I’m suffering from absentee turkey cravings,” Aaron announced from him bench. Before replying, Holly took a long sip of her coffee since it was a decidedly cold and windy day along the river. “I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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The Couple’s Costume Conundrum

Holly tossed her empty coffee cup into the trash can next to her bench, and stared across the running path at her best friend. Something was on her mind, but she wasn’t sure if she wanted to discuss it with … Continue reading

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