Tag Archives: inspiration

Listen Up, Class of 2016!

I cannot believe it’s been 25 years since I put on a cap and gown, sat in Washington Square Park, and said goodbye to NYU, Modern Philosophers. So much time has passed since my graduation, and yet, I’m still not … Continue reading

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Not Tonight, My Dear

“We aren’t you writing?” The Muse asked nervously as she glided into the room, her beautiful face masked with worry over the sight of me without my trusty laptop. “I don’t think I’m going to do that tonight,” I replied … Continue reading

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Is Pinterest Inspiring Better Blog Posts?

Have you noticed a change in the look of the blog over the past two weeks, Modern Philosophers? My pal Suzie from the Suzie Speaks Blogs inspired me to give Pinterest a shot.  I wasn’t quite sure how pinning my … Continue reading

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Snowstorm Makes Maine Even Whiter On MLK Day

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! The title of this post was meant to grab your attention, Modern Philosophers, but it also speaks volumes about what is on my mind tonight. Maine’s lack of diversity is a very easy target … Continue reading

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A Foot Note To The Year’s First Run

28 is the key number to keep in mind, Modern Philosophers, when forming Deep Thoughts about my first run of 2016. It was 28 degrees when I hit the road. It had been 28 days since my last run. I’d … Continue reading

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That 70th Run Show

Today was the 70th run of my highly rated, award winning, critically acclaimed, soon to be adapted into a movie franchise, running program, Modern Philosophers. The mere fact that I’ve been able to keep myself on a 5 day a … Continue reading

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When Austin Met Running…

Once upon a time, at The House on the Hill, there lived a Modern Philosopher who ran all the time… I am now ten weeks into this sweaty little adventure, and I have one question, Modern Philosophers: When am I … Continue reading

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Follow The Sweaty Brick Road

It’s a beautiful Sunday here in Maine, Modern Philosophers. Since I usually write an advice column on Sunday, I’m going to advise you to get outside and find something to do to take advantage of this gorgeous Summer day.  Before … Continue reading

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Some Deep Thoughts Bring Me To Life

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers! It’s rainy and overcast here in Maine, but nevertheless, I am out on the porch of The House on the Hill.  It’s my favorite place to write, and it’s so peaceful and quiet out here that … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Runner

The reluctant runner Does not want To get up early, Kick aside The warm, Comfy covers, And lace up His running shoes. He knows, However, That attendance Is mandatory Out on the road If he ever Wants to be The … Continue reading

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