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Tag Archives: friendship
The Vanishing Santa, Part 12
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving was also the day before Frankie Napkins’ birthday. It also became something else thanks to some creative thinking by Detective Bruno, who was truly torn about his decision and what might happen as a result. “So … Continue reading
Posted in Humor Tagged Christmas, crime, Detective Bruno, fiction, friendship, Humor, Modern Philosopher, mystery, organized crime, short story 16 Comments
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
Posted in Humor Tagged arguing, being a good friend, debate team, friendship, getting the last word, Humor, Modern Philosopher, Relationships, sarcasm, satire, speaking your mind 22 Comments
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
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
Posted in Humor, Politics, Writing Tagged 2016 Presidential Election, Deal with the Devil, friendship, Hillary Clinton, Humor, Modern Philosopher, Politics, sarcasm, satire, short story, The Devil 10 Comments
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
Posted in Humor, Philosophy, Writing Tagged birthday, fiction, friendship, Humor, life, Modern Philosopher, Sarcasm, satire, short story, The Devil, Vampires 10 Comments
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
Posted in Fitness, Humor, Philosophy, Writing Tagged fiction, friendship, Humor, Modern Philosopher, Reading, runner's high, running, Sarcasm, satire, short story, Vampires 4 Comments
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
Posted in Humor, Philosophy, Writing Tagged blood types, friendship, Humor, Modern Philosopher, Reading, running, Sarcasm, satire, short story, used books, Vampires 31 Comments