Tag Archives: Autumn

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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Running Into Some Color And A Better Attitude

I have to admit, Modern Philosophers, that this post was supposed to be a total downer. As I prepared for my morning run, I mentally outlined the post I was going to write upon my return. The plan was for … Continue reading

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Procrastination Just Means A Later Shower Time

This post is coming to you live from the front porch of The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers.  It is an incredibly gorgeous day, so I made the executive decision that all blog business be conducted outdoors. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fear Of Frostbite Makes Me Run Faster

It’s cold in Maine today, Modern Philosophers.  Temperatures hovered in the mid 30s as I generated Deep Thoughts on the pros and cons of going for a run. I decided to wait a half hour for the mercury to climb … Continue reading

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Running Through The Forest Of My Mind

It’s an unexpectedly gorgeous Autumn day in Maine, Modern Philosophers, so there was no way I was going to pass up on a chance to go for a run. If I can wear shorts in October and not get frostbite, … Continue reading

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Sometimes An Angry Run Is All You Need

You might have noticed, Modern Philosophers, that it’s been a while since I’ve written one of my delightful posts about my love/hate relationship with running. That’s because the hate side has been winning decisively of late, and I hadn’t put … Continue reading

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Leaf Me Alone! Tenacious Tree Turns Trunk on Peer Pressure

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
Here’s another one from the “Only in Maine” category… One of the most beautiful things about autumn in New England is the fall foliage.  One could drive anywhere in the region…

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Jump Start Your Brain: When Trees Turn!

Happy Saturday, Modern Philosophers! If you’re anything like me, you’re still plodding around the house in your Sleeping Toga, rubbing the sleep out of your eyes, and wondering why you can’t form a complete, focused Deep Thought. Don’t reach for … Continue reading

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Leaf Me Alone! Tenacious Tree Turns Trunk on Peer Pressure

Here’s another one from the “Only in Maine” category… One of the most beautiful things about autumn in New England is the fall foliage.  One could drive anywhere in the region and enjoy breathtaking views of autumnal colors as the … Continue reading

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