Tag Archives: Humor

Redefining Normal

“Did you eat all the stuffing your little heart desired?” Holly asked as she settled in on her end of their usual bench overlooking the river. Aaron returned the cap to his bottle of Snapple, and placed it on the … Continue reading

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Thankful For What?

This couple knocked on my door tonight. They were dressed as Pilgrims.  Full blown first Thanksgiving kind of garb.  The guy had a clipboard, the woman just offered a smile. I’d normally tell strangers to get the hell off my … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Turkey

“What do you mean there ain’t no turkey?  How the hell do you lose a turkey?” Bruno demanded angrily as he stared at the spot on the counter where the turkey should have been. “I don’t know,” Wally replied with … Continue reading

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More Stuffing For Me

“I have to ask you a question,” Holly warned him after taking a long sip of her coffee to warm up on a chilly November morning.  “I think I already know the answer, but I’m going to ask anyway…” Aaron … Continue reading

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Close Enough

“Are you sure it’s okay that I sit here?” Holly asked with trepidation as she stood at her end of the bench and waited for his answer. “Yes, Holly, you can sit there,” Aaron replied like he was a bit … Continue reading

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Two Negatives Can Be Positive

One of the things I hate most about being single, Modern Philosophers, is that there isn’t that someone special around to settle me down when my anxiety skyrockets. I’m a writer with a vivid imagination, which means I am outstanding … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

“Would you like to talk about the events of Friday now that you’ve had time to process them?” Holly asked sweetly after taking a sip of her coffee. Autumn was in full swing in Maine.  It was chilly, the wind … Continue reading

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Updating My Culinary Passport

Someone once told me I was a very complicated person, Modern Philosophers. I know that sounds like an awesome compliment, but she meant it in a hurtful way.  Her words confused me more than they offended me, however, because I … Continue reading

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The Invisible Man Eats Candy Alone

I rarely check the blog’s mail bag any more, Modern Philosophers. That was a task that fell to the interns, and since the University will no longer send me interns due to COVID precautions, I rarely even pick up the … Continue reading

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The Candy Man Can’t Do Everything

“Happy Halloween!” Holly squealed excitedly from her end of the bench. Aaron rolled his eyes and took a long sip of his Snapple before he replied. “Happy Halloween, Holly,” he responded.  “Thank you for refraining from wearing a costume for … Continue reading

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