Tag Archives: Death

The Delicate Balance Of Life

You might want to strap in, Modern Philosophers, because I plan to get a little philosophical. I was out for my morning run.  The sky was dark, and it smelled like rain.  That seemed fitting as it matched my mood.  … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Miss Luna

It is with a heavy heart and ears filled with tears, Modern Philosophers, that I share that Miss Luna has left The House on the Hill to go to her new home in Kitty Heaven. She left us at some … Continue reading

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Play Me Out, Sam

I found out on Tuesday that my stepbrother had died, Modern Philosophers, and it’s led to a complicated week. Now that Friday is finally here, my thoughts are still a jumbled mess and sorting them out seems impossible. I hope … Continue reading

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My Snowy Spring Dance With Death

I almost died on the first full day of Spring, Modern Philosophers. Heavy snowfall pounded the area as I was leaving for work this morning.  The forecasters were all over the place with how much accumulation we should expect from … Continue reading

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Grim Reaper To Take Vacation Day On Halloween

Even Death gets to take a holiday, Modern Philosophers. According to a statement issued by The All Hallows Society during today’s Halloween Season Festivities in Maine, The Grim Reaper has asked for and been granted a vacation day on Halloween. … Continue reading

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Dying To Meet You

“Have you ever met the Angel of Death, Austin?” The Devil asked as if it it were the most normal question to ask on a quiet Sunday afternoon. It caught me so by surprise that I almost dropped my spoon, … Continue reading

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Study Shows That People Who Have Affairs Also Cheat Death

A new study published by Western Maine Medical Center, in conjunction with the University of Maine in Bar Harbor, refutes the longtime claim that cheaters never prosper. According to the report, 73% of Mainers who were classified by researchers as … Continue reading

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I Advise You To Have “The Talk” With Your Body

Dear Modern Philosopher, I know you have a love/hate relationship with running, and you’ll often share stories with us about your questi to be healthier and get into shape. Can you please help me? I have been trying to diet … Continue reading

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The Back Stairway To Heaven

I expected The Devil to be in a much better mood after his beloved Duke Blue Devils won to advance to The Final Four. However, he was in a doom and gloom kind of mood.  “Have you ever thought about … Continue reading

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The Last Haircut

I had no idea that when I went for a haircut two weeks ago, Modern Philosophers, it would be last time I would ever see my barber. I affectionately referred to him as Fat Dave, and joked on this blog … Continue reading

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