Tag Archives: coronavirus

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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No More Resolutions

Aaron waited until Holly pulled down her mask and sipped her coffee before he broke the silence. “Before you ask, I will not be participating in whatever ridiculous shenanigans you have planned for New Year’s Eve.” He lowered his mask, … 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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The Christmas I Interned For Santa Claus

It was quiet along the river path, but not for the usual reason. Normally, this late into December, the path was buried under snow that the city refused to plow, so no one dared to use it. Today, however, the … Continue reading

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Wear A Mask Or You’re Going On The Naughty List

Santa Claus is coming to town, Modern Philosophers, and he’s intent on helping to enforce masking laws to keep us all safe from the Coronavirus. “If you don’t wear a mask, you’re going on the Naughty List.  It’s that simple!” … Continue reading

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You Can’t Ask Santa Claus For That

Aaron sipped his Snapple and stared out at the river.  The clouds were out in full force, and he busied himself looking for discernible shapes in the sky. Holly sipped her coffee in silence as she stared across the path … Continue reading

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CDC Names “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Its Official Holiday Song

In an attempt to make their announcements sound less like harbingers of impending doom, the CDC today shared that it has selected an official song for the 2020 Holiday Season, Modern Philosophers. “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will have the … Continue reading

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Absentee Turkey Cravings

“I think I’m suffering from absentee turkey cravings,” Aaron announced from him bench. Before replying, Holly took a long sip of her coffee since it was a decidedly cold and windy day along the river. “I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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Trump Declares Victory Over Halloween

Just mere days after the White House website claimed that the administration had put an end to COVID-19, President Trump has taken credit for another huge accomplishment, Modern Philosophers. Now he’s declared victory over Halloween. At a campaign rally in … Continue reading

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All Tricks, No Treats

“It’s less than two weeks until Halloween, and I couldn’t help but notice that you had no decorations out on your porch,” Holly commented from the bench on her side of the running path as she sipped her coffee. “That … Continue reading

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