Tag Archives: life

Running To Stand Still

It’s snowing again, Modern Philosophers, and what really bothers me about that weather update is that I’m reporting it to you on April 6. Snow on April 6? It’s just not right. Of course, it fits in just perfectly with … Continue reading

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Refusing To Go Postal

I’m a creature of habit, Modern Philosophers. Every Sunday, I pay the bills.  Since I’m old school, this means sometimes putting an actual check in an envelope and sending it out into the world via snail mail. On Monday morning, … Continue reading

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Show Me The Money, Uncle Sam!

Today was my annual trip to Bangor Public Library to have my taxes done, Modern Philosophers. I like getting as much money back as possible when I file my taxes, which means I want to get them done for free.  … Continue reading

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Shedding Your Work Skin

I don’t know about you, Modern Philosophers, but I’ve discovered that the best way to deal with the stress of work is to not take the job home with me. Every day, after they unchain me from my desk, I … Continue reading

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The Writer Awakens

Today was what President Trump might refer to as a real s**thole Friday, Modern Philosophers. Suffice it to say I had a minor meltdown during my lunchtime walk, finally letting out a huge chunk of the stress that has been … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Every so often, Modern Philosophers, I get bored with being a quirky, reclusive, introvert, so I put on my social butterfly costume and mingle with other people. This generally leads to my being asked the inevitable… What are you doing … Continue reading

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I’m Ready To Give Up On People

I have famously been described as a “quirky, reclusive introvert“, and that was by me in my yet to be published autobiography, Modern Philosophers. The thing is, I used to think my desire to hide out from the world and … Continue reading

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