Tag Archives: Happy New Year

Shoveling In The New Year

Happy New Year, Modern Philosophers! Regular readers of this blog know that I don’t make a fuss about New Year’s resolutions, or believe that hanging a new calendar means we get a fresh start. Speaking of new calendars, though, I … Continue reading

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2018: A Year Not To Review

New Year’s Day is just around the corner, Modern Philosophers, so I thought I’d do one of those Year in Review posts to sum up the year that was 2018. But then I quickly realized that 2018 wasn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Fight Club Resolution

Everyone knows the first rule of Fight Club, Modern Philosophers. I don’t want to get anyone into trouble, so we won’t discuss it any further.  However, I’m wondering why that same rule shouldn’t be used for New Year’s resolutions. After … Continue reading

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2018: A New Hope

I love the philosophy that a new year symbolizes a new start, Modern Philosophers. It gives people hope.  It allows them to believe that they are facing the year with a clean slate, and anything can happen.  I’m all for … Continue reading

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Go Away, 2017

I’m not one To stay up Until midnight To toast The arrival Of the New Year. There is no Special someone Waiting excitedly For a New Year’s kiss. Most likely, I will be Sound asleep When the Earth completes Yet … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Ball Drop

“Have you made any New Year’s resolutions?” The Devil asked as he poured my Snapple into a fancy champagne flute. My New Year’s Eve guest had eschewed his usual impeccably tailored suit for a sharp tuxedo that made him look … Continue reading

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Hell Actually

We sat on the front porch of The House on the Hill and watched the snow fall as the clock struck midnight. “Happy New Year, Austin!” The Devil said excitedly as he raised his champagne flute in a toast. He … Continue reading

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