Tag Archives: friends

Through The Looking Glass

As a proud, lifetime member of Introverts Club (the first rule of Introverts Club is that there are NEVER any meetings!), I don’t mind a little alone time. To be honest, I’m not that impressed by the world around me, … Continue reading

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The Good Tipper

“This was a nice surprise,” Nikki beamed as she sat down at the table by the window and blew on her coffee. Nikki was very attractive.  When she smiled, her green eyes sparkled like emeralds, and  the freckles on her … Continue reading

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The Radio Contest

Charlie drummed his fingers anxiously on the steering wheel. He hated being told to wait in the car.  It made him feel insignificant, and like the others were too embarrassed to be seen with him in public. Charlie glanced up … Continue reading

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Rain Is Wet…And Other Deep Thoughts

It’s a dark and stormy night at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, so I thought I’d ramble on about rain in this edition of The Friday Night Think Tank. It started to rain just as I was leaving … Continue reading

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Never Go Full Zombie

One of my favorite lines for Tropic Thunder, Ben Stiller’s brilliant documentary about the Vietnam War, Modern Philosophers, is when Robert Downey, Jr. advises Stiller’s character to “Never go full Zombie”. He was way ahead of his time talking about … Continue reading

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Friends Can Make It A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life is one of my all-time favorite movies, Modern Philosophers. The first time I ever saw it was during Film class in high school.  Yes, my super special nerd high school came complete with a Film class, … Continue reading

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What Makes The Fat Guy Run?

The Other Melissa dropped by The House on the Hill unannounced again last night, Modern Philosophers. This was perfectly fine with me because, unlike my other surprise drop in visitor, aka The Devil, The Other Melissa is quite easy on … Continue reading

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Finding The Shining Moment Of Sanity

These last few days have been a little crazy around The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, as I deal with a personal issue that has me completely out of sorts. When life shows signs of fitting me for a … Continue reading

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After Dinner Mints: An Intriguing Appetizer

So this happened to me tonight, Modern Philosophers… I was outside of Hero’s, waiting for my friend Bethany to arrive so we could have dinner and catch up.  You might remember Bethany as my cool boss, who abandoned me to … Continue reading

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I Need To Be A Better Socialist

If Bernie Sanders were my Life Coach, Modern Philosophers, I’m certain he would point out the obvious fact that you can’t have Socialism without the social. There was a time in my life when I was a much more social … Continue reading

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