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The Ghost of Christmas Cable

“I thought technology was supposed to make our life simpler,” Aaron complained with a heavy sigh. “That is what we were programmed to believe by our Robot Overlords,” Holly replied.  “Have you been told otherwise?” She chuckled at her own … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 4

Assistant District Attorney Michelle Ambrose was extremely ambitious when it came to her career.  No one knew it yet, but she planned to run against her boss in the next election. Once elected District Attorney, she intended to hold the … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 3

Bruno hated wasting another day of his long holiday weekend chasing down his neighbor’s missing Christmas ornament, but he really had no other choice. He had hoped that when he tracked down the skateboard punk in question, that would be … Continue reading

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No Christmas Tree, No Christmas Tree

“So are you putting up a Christmas tree this year?” Holly asked after taking a long sip of her coffee. They sat on their usual bench overlooking the river, but it was cold, snowy, and icy today.  In fact, ice … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 2

Captain Marc Hamel was a notorious workaholic.  He rarely left his office, but he knew about everything going on with everyone under his command. He also had a well-known superpower.  He had the uncanny ability to sense Detective Bruno’s presence … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need To Run

It has been a considerable while since I last suffered through a long, dark teatime of the soul, Modern Philosophers. I’m not sure what changes I made in my life to fend off the dark clouds, but I knew that … Continue reading

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Who’s Up For A Second Christmas?

Merry Christmas, Modern Philosophers! I had an intriguing idea, and I thought I’d break the monotony of my lonely Christmas by sharing it with you in a blog post. Normally, I’d label this a brilliant idea, but with the way … Continue reading

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Christmas With The Roses

I think I might have started a new Christmas tradition, Modern Philosophers. I had the day off, and planned to relax on the couch watching some classic Christmas movies as I enjoyed yummy holiday treats. That plan was derailed, however, … Continue reading

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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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Where Are The Christmas Cookies?

I don’t miss being married, Modern Philosophers, but every year at Christmas, I’m reminded of something important I miss from my marriage… My mother-in-law’s Christmas cookies. Just thinking about them as I write this, more than fifteen years after my … Continue reading

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