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Who Was That Unmasked Man?

Last night, for the first time in fifteen months, I stepped into my local grocery store without a mask, Modern Philosophers! It’s amazing how wildly the pendulum can swing.  Grocery shopping went from being an annoying weekly chore to a … Continue reading

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Show Me That Handsome Face

It was a gorgeous Sunday for a walk along the Penobscot River.  The sun was shining, the ducks had returned, and people were out in full force along the path. Aaron sat on his usual bench.  Holly, however, did not … Continue reading

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CDC Offers Free Longer Life Expectancy To Anyone Who Gets COVID Vaccine

According to recent research, there is still a large percentage of Americans who refuse to get vaccinated against the Coronavirus, Modern Philosophers. While their reasons for not getting the shot may vary, they are united in the being the reason … Continue reading

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Stop The March Madness

“Now that there are several vaccines for the Coronavirus, do you think scientists could come up with something to get rid of March Madness?” Aaron asked. Holly laughed so hard that she had to fight to keep coffee from shooting … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About You

“So how are things with the new boyfriend?” Aaron asked from his side of the path after taking a sip of his Snapple. “Slow down, Speed Racer!” Holly demanded in response, as she held up her hand like a stop … Continue reading

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One Hairy Leap For Normalcy

I’m going to let you in on a little secret, Modern Philosophers. For the past year, I’ve been operating a little side business.  I haven’t said anything about it because I don’t necessarily have all the proper licenses, and I … Continue reading

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We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Refund

“I filed my taxes this week!” Aaron proclaimed excitedly as he sat. Holly, who was still settling in on her bench on the opposite side of the path by the river, almost dropped her coffee in surprise. “I thought they … Continue reading

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Restocking My Panic Pantry

Doesn’t the title of this blog post sound like an excellent metaphor for the life of a guy with a plethora of fears and phobias, Modern Philosophers? Can you imagine me figuratively restocking my metaphoric panic pantry ever time something … Continue reading

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A New Grip On Reality

Regular readers of this blog might have noticed the vanishing act I pulled on Tuesday morning, Modern Philosophers. I wrote a post Monday night about receiving my second Coronavirus vaccination.  Then I deleted it about twelve hours later. I wanted … Continue reading

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A Return To Wally World

It was a frigid 13 degrees down by the Penobscot River, so Holly chugged her coffee and stamped her feet to keep warm. Across the path, on his bench, Aaron sat in silence and stared at the water.  The cold … Continue reading

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