Category Archives: Holidays

Shoveling In The New Year

Happy New Year, Modern Philosophers! Regular readers of this blog know that I don’t make a fuss about New Year’s resolutions, or believe that hanging a new calendar means we get a fresh start. Speaking of new calendars, though, I … Continue reading

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2018: A Year Not To Review

New Year’s Day is just around the corner, Modern Philosophers, so I thought I’d do one of those Year in Review posts to sum up the year that was 2018. But then I quickly realized that 2018 wasn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Fight Club Resolution

Everyone knows the first rule of Fight Club, Modern Philosophers. I don’t want to get anyone into trouble, so we won’t discuss it any further.  However, I’m wondering why that same rule shouldn’t be used for New Year’s resolutions. After … Continue reading

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Rescuers Call Off Search For Missing Thanksgiving Leftovers

Sunday, Day 4 I can’t believe this is happening!  I’ve searched everywhere, but they’re gone.  Completely vanished.  As if they weren’t even here in the first place! I’ve torn apart the refrigerator.  I didn’t even know the thing had a … Continue reading

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And Then I Put On My Sweatpants…

Thanksgiving is a bit anticlimactic, don’t you agree, Modern Philosophers? The entire day builds up to this enormous feast, but once you’re done eating, it feels just like any other meal.  You’re full, a bit bloated, maybe you burp a … Continue reading

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And Then I Ate My Weight In Turkey…

Happy Thanksgiving, Modern Philosophers! This has always been a complicated holiday for me.  It is linked to so many memories, both good and bad, usually associated with past relationships. As a result, I tend to be moody on Turkey Day.  … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful For Less Anxiety

Happy Thanksgiving, Modern Philosophers! In honor of the holiday, I thought I’d write a post about something for which I am thankful this year. As Turkey Day rolls around, I’m grateful that there is less anxiety in my life. It’s … Continue reading

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