Tag Archives: dealing with stress

Free Food Always Helps

I don’t know what day of the week it is where you are, Modern Philosophers, but it is definitely Monday here. And it wasn’t one of those good Mondays, either. If those mythical creatures even exist. It was 20 degrees … Continue reading

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Thawing The Brain Stem

It’s cold, Modern Philosophers. I don’t know why that still surprises me after fifteen years in Maine, but Snow Miser and his icy minions seem to sneak up on my every year. Just a couple of weeks ago, I went … Continue reading

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The Creatures Are Comforting

Something strange happened today, Modern Philosophers, which shouldn’t come as a surprise given that this is Maine and I seem to be a conduit for weirdness. It was a long, stressful day at work.  It was incredibly hot, and by … Continue reading

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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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