Category Archives: Holidays

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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What’s Your Favorite Halloween Candy?

The calendar clearly states that Halloween is quickly approaching, Modern Philosophers, but I just don’t feel the Halloween Season vibe like I normally do. This blog usually revels in the holiday with a month’s worth of posts about The Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Is It Too Early To Celebrate Christmas?

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately, Modern Philosophers, and it’s easy to understand why the black clouds have returned. Life in the Time of Trump and Coronavirus is very stressful, and my already high anxiety levels are … Continue reading

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