Tag Archives: friendship

Absentee Turkey Cravings

“I think I’m suffering from absentee turkey cravings,” Aaron announced from him bench. Before replying, Holly took a long sip of her coffee since it was a decidedly cold and windy day along the river. “I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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Socially…Awkward!

“Do you want to hear something crazy?” Aaron asked from where he was seated at the far end of the bench on his side of the running path. “Of course,” Holly yelled back from her side of the path.  “I … Continue reading

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The Great Debate

It might surprise you to learn, Modern Philosophers, that I wasn’t a member of the Debate Team. Sure, I always had opinions I wanted to share, but I learned early on that doing so could get me into trouble. I … Continue reading

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Why Does Your Best Friend Hate Me?

It’s time for a new feature on the blog, Modern Philosophers.  The reason behind this is twofold: First, I’d like to improve reader participation.  One of my favorite things about having this blog is interacting with you.  There was a … Continue reading

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What The Hell-ary?

“Hey, buddy, do you have a second?” the Devil asked a little too sweetly from the doorway that led from the foyer to the living room. The innocent smile on his handsome face set off my internal alarms as I … Continue reading

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Do Vampires Even Like Birthday Cake?

“That was an excellent party,” The Devil complimented me as he helped to collect some of the discarded cups that were littered all over the living room. “You act like you’re surprised,” I countered as I walked over with the … Continue reading

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In The Afterglow

I was sitting in my favorite place at The House on the Hill…with my legs up on the front porch railing. I had a glass of Snapple in one hand and a tattered paperback in the other. “You really do … Continue reading

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A Bloody Creepy Question

“What’s your blood type?” she asked without looking up from the tattered paperback she was reading on her end of the couch. Normally, when a gorgeous woman asks that question, it doesn’t throw me.  However, when it’s posed by my … Continue reading

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How To Eat Girl Scout Cookies (Gargoyle Not Included)

I’ve given it a lot of Deep Thought, Modern Philosophers, and I’ve determined that the best way to eat Girl Scout Cookies is up on the roof, with your Gargoyle, as you unwind from another day in the trenches. I … Continue reading

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I Advise You To Bond With Your Gargoyle

Dear Modern Philosopher, I recently moved to Maine from Brooklyn with my husband and two children.  We bought this amazing old house in Orono, not far from the UMaine campus. One of my favorite features of my new home is … Continue reading

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