Tag Archives: inspiration

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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I Advise You To Run Towards The Light

Dear Modern Philosophers, Happy Sunday!  I thought I’d mix it up a little today and use the Sunday advice column to write a letter to you.  Who doesn’t love getting mail? Yesterday, I wrote about being in a funk, and … Continue reading

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Jump Start Your Brain: Blogging Road Show

It’s Saturday, Modern Philosophers, and I had a very difficult time getting out of bed this morning. And that wasn’t just because Dr. Jekyll had my house staff strap me in a little too tightly last night.  Rather, it was … Continue reading

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