Category Archives: Philosophy

Late Nights, Short Films, Alien Moths, and Ferris Bueller

Summer is finally here, Modern Philosophers, which means long after dinner walks, during which the Deep Thoughts will flow faster than the Penobscot River now that the ice has finally melted. My plans for tonight were canceled at the last … Continue reading

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Facing Another Fear (From A Very Long List)

I make no secret of the fact that I’m a quirky introvert with a laundry list of phobias, Modern Philosophers. That’s far too obvious to hide, even from people who have been brought into my life via the magic portal … Continue reading

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One Million Dollars Needed For Social Science Experiment

It’s time for the blog to get philosophical, Modern Philosophers. I didn’t come to this decision randomly.  I was sitting out on the porch the other day, reading a book, and minding my own business when the DeLorean materialized out … Continue reading

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Raise Your Voice!

I’ve never really been one to speak up and fight for what’s important to me, Modern Philosophers. I was actually raised in a household where my stepmother preached the philosophy of “Children should be seen and not heard”. As a … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Every so often, Modern Philosophers, I get bored with being a quirky, reclusive, introvert, so I put on my social butterfly costume and mingle with other people. This generally leads to my being asked the inevitable… What are you doing … Continue reading

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I’m Ready To Give Up On People

I have famously been described as a “quirky, reclusive introvert“, and that was by me in my yet to be published autobiography, Modern Philosophers. The thing is, I used to think my desire to hide out from the world and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Walk (That Never Happened)

There’s something in the Maine air lately, Modern Philosophers, that’s turned me into an insomniac with a glandular problem. The Republicans can scream at the top of their lungs that Global Warming isn’t a thing, but when I’m sweating my … Continue reading

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