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Lies Christmas Told Me

It’s Christmas Eve, Modern Philosophers, and once again, I’m doing my best to navigate this confusing time of year. Right now, I’m all alone on this festive day, but I do have the day off and I’m watching Bad Santa, … Continue reading

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Stuff My Stocking And Deck The Halls

For a December day in Maine, it was rather mild.  There was snow on the ground, a chill in the air, and the running path along the river was quiet. The only two people around sat on benches on opposite … 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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Feeding The Christmas Spirit

The interns won’t stop pestering me about finding my Christmas Spirit, Modern Philosophers. I’d like to fire them all to get them out of my hair, but free help is so hard to find. The one with all the freckles … Continue reading

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In Search Of The Christmas Spirit

I caught the interns trying to sneak my artificial Christmas tree out of the basement today, Modern Philosophers. When I asked them what they intended to do with it, the one with the neck tattoo said she hoped putting up … Continue reading

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Okay, You Can Be All Christmassy Now

I was knocking giant icicles off the roof, Modern Philosophers, and made a decision. Now that Thanksgiving dinner has been properly digested, and the holiday has been given a proper day to pass out of our systems, I say we … Continue reading

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Who’s The Stranger On Our Porch?

Pay no mind to that stranger on your porch, Modern Philosophers.  It’s just me, and I’m totally harmless. I’m merely posing for a picture with your Christmas lights, and I’ll vanish into the darkness just as soon as I snap … Continue reading

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Why Does Santa Have A Pitchfork?

“How about we put up some lights and decorations today so we can say The House on the Hill is beginning to look a lot like Christmas?” The Devil suggested enthusiastically as he glided into the living room. I looked … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit

As the calendar turns Once again To December, My not so Secret wish Is that My empty heart Be filled anew With Christmas Spirit. Maine can be So cold and dark In the days Leading up To Christmas. The House … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls With Flames and Pitchforks

“I come bearing tidings of comfort and joy!” The Devil announced as he strolled confidently into the living room of The House on the Hill in an outfit that I would have to describe as “Pimp Santa”. As always, he … Continue reading

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