Tag Archives: Happy New Year

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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2017 Promises Not To Suck

In a hastily called news conference just hours before the Times Square ball drop, Father Time promised that 2017 will not suck like 2016 did, Modern Philosophers. “I resolve that the @#$% stops with me, and Baby New Year will … Continue reading

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Did You Kick Ass in 2016?

The last Friday of 2016 decided that it wanted to be memorable, Modern Philosophers. I woke up to way more snow than I expected.  Apparently, Snow Miser threw quite a wild winter party last night after I went to bed, … Continue reading

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A Much Needed Writer’s Day On Foggy Hill

Christmas is the Season of Giving, Modern Philosophers, so I have generously decided to give myself a much needed mental health day. That’s right, Writer’s Day is back! Last year, Writer’s Day was a staple on my schedule.  I’d take … Continue reading

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