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The Christmas Carol We Never Get To Hear

And so it is Christmas, What have you done? No, seriously.  I’m asking you the hell you’ve done!  I just got off the phone with my mother, and she says they’re not coming over for Christmas. She wouldn’t say why, … Continue reading

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Surviving Mother’s Day

I’ll start off this post on a positive note by wishing everyone a Happy Mother’s Day, Modern Philosophers. The truth of the matter, however, is that not everyone celebrates this holiday.  For some of us, Mother’s Day is a very … Continue reading

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Intro to Springsteen

It’s my stepbrother’s fault that I love Bruce Springsteen, Modern Philosophers. Because of the ten year age difference, Chip was in high school and I was in first grade when our parents decided to Brady Bunch us into one big … Continue reading

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Am I A Failure For Never Having Kids?

As I was stressing out this morning about having to take Luna to the vet, Modern Philosophers, a strange Deep Thought formed in my mind… I bet my friends with children would laugh at my getting all worked up about … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For My Nite Show Family

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, Modern Philosophers, and I don’t feel at all overwhelmed by the spirit of the turkey loving Pilgrims. It was a long week.  The desk job has been draining in multiple ways.  The Nite … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest Dad (In Training)

There’s been some talk around The House on the Hill lately, Modern Philosophers, about the possibility of my becoming a father. I’ve always wanted to have kiddos and follow in my Dad’s footsteps as the World’s Greatest Dad, but I … Continue reading

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Dad: My Angel on the Basepaths

Since it’s Father’s Day, Modern Philosophers, I thought I’d share one of my favorite stories about my Dad. I was never very good at baseball, but I was very enthusiastic about playing it.  I was a devoted fan of the … Continue reading

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