Tag Archives: Fairy Tales

The Ugly Sweater That Wasn’t Ugly

Once upon a time, in a seldom used closet at The House on the Hill, hung an ugly Christmas sweater. Purchased at The Gap by The Girl Who Moved Away, the most unique thing about this ugly sweater was that … Continue reading

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Three Chairs on a Porch: Two Hoods & Some Guy in a Toga

Welcome, Modern Philosophers, to a new feature that the interns have creatively dubbed “Three Chairs on a Porch”. When you see that title, it means two guests, with something vaguely in common, have joined me on the front porch of … Continue reading

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Witch Helps Surgeons Save Man Who Ate Magic Beans

History was made today at Bangor’s Eastern Maine Medical Center when a Witch was asked to assist surgeons in their attempt to save a man who had ingested a handful of Magic Beans.  It is believed to be the first … Continue reading

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Groundhog Sees Peter Pan’s Shadow; Six Weeks of Pirate Attacks to Follow

In a stunning and unexpected turn of events today, Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous groundhog, came out of his hole and saw Peter Pan’s shadow!  As this had never before happened, it took officials some time to determine what … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty, Having Finally Awakened, Vows to Never Again Double Up on Her Melatonin

There was much joy in Northern Maine tonight when Sleeping Beauty finally awoke from her extended slumber.  This Modern Philosopher was not there when she first wiped the sleep from her eyes, but I did have Gary the Gargoyle fly … Continue reading

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Little Red Hiding Hood Helps Maine Cops Hunt Pack Of Super Wolves

Residents of Bangor and Brewer now know what it feels like to be a scared little piggy after a pack of genetically altered Super Wolves escaped from a holding pen in the North Woods and paid the area a visit … Continue reading

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