Tag Archives: dealing with stress

Maine: A Beautiful Postcard

It has been a long, trying week, Modern Philosophers, so I needed to change it up a little tonight in an attempt to shake me out of my funk. Rather than wandering around the neighborhood along my usual route on … Continue reading

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American Idle

“Throw me the idol, I’ll throw you The whip..” That empty promise Almost cost Indy His life. Today, it was an idle Of a different spelling That whipped up My stress levels And threw a life Less ordinary Into a … Continue reading

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Defusing The Stress Bomb

There was a bomb scare at The House on the Hill today, Modern Philosophers. Luckily for me, I have some experience in this area and a bomb squad suit always at the ready. As of this writing, the stress bomb … Continue reading

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The Peace of the Road

While I’m always griping about how much I hate running, Modern Philosophers, I inevitably come around to begrudgingly admitting that I can be in the same room as it without coming to blows. The truth is that running might very … Continue reading

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$36 Worth Of Stress

Wouldn’t life be easier, Modern Philosophers, if we could assign a concrete, numeric value to every stressful situation we encounter? I’ve always found safety in numbers.  Witty word play intended, of course. Numbers are rational (well, not all the time!), … Continue reading

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Run From What Ails You

I was misinformed, Modern Philosophers, and I wish to lodge an official protest! So many people have told me over the course of my life that you can’t run from your problems.  But recent research has proven this to be … Continue reading

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The Pebble

About a half mile Into my morning run, I noticed There was a pebble Inside my sneaker. With two a a half miles Left to run, It would have made sense To stop And remove The uninvited guest From my … Continue reading

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