Tag Archives: food

Putting The (Liver)Wurst Behind Me

It is a well known part of my backstory, Modern Philosopher, that I suffer from abandonment issues. I have been told that this problem finds its root in my mother’s dying when I was three.  I have no memory of … Continue reading

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The Year of the Snow Monkey

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: An introverted writer with anxiety issues. Okay, those might not be the actual words of my least favorite Christmas song, but since I was born on the twelfth … Continue reading

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What’s Your All-American Holiday Menu?

Food is an important part of American culture, Modern Philosophers. If you don’t believe me, believe the numbers.  In a recent survey of all adults living at The House on the Hill, 100% responded that food was Very Important.  Respondents … Continue reading

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After Dinner Mints: Conflicting Cravings

It’s been a long time since I wrote an After Dinner Mints post, Modern Philosophers, so I thought tonight was the perfect time to revive that feature. Basically, I really wanted to write something, but I didn’t feel like I … Continue reading

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Restocking My Panic Pantry

Doesn’t the title of this blog post sound like an excellent metaphor for the life of a guy with a plethora of fears and phobias, Modern Philosophers? Can you imagine me figuratively restocking my metaphoric panic pantry ever time something … Continue reading

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Where Are The Christmas Cookies?

I don’t miss being married, Modern Philosophers, but every year at Christmas, I’m reminded of something important I miss from my marriage… My mother-in-law’s Christmas cookies. Just thinking about them as I write this, more than fifteen years after my … Continue reading

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Why Did I Shelter In Place Without Ice Cream?

I have so much time now to ponder some of the great philosophical questions, Modern Philosophers.  Today seemed like the perfect opportunity to tackle one that’s really been on my mind lately. Why in the world did I decide to … Continue reading

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Craving New York Pizza

I have a serious craving for New York pizza right now, Modern Philosophers.  The first one to send a large mushroom and pepperoni pie to The House on the Hill will be written into my will. Maybe it’s all this … Continue reading

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Chicken a la Vacation

I’m on vacation, Modern Philosophers. As always, people are asking me what I’m doing for my vacation. Just like I always do, I tell them: “Not going to work”. I have a tendency to select the Creative Introvert’s Vacation Package: … Continue reading

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Two Many Cakes?

I walked into work today expecting the worst, Modern Philosophers. I know it’s Friday, which is usually a favorable day of the week, but it was also my last day of work before vacation. You know how such days often … Continue reading

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