Tag Archives: life

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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We Should Be Thankful We’re All Still Alive

We should be thankful we’re all still alive… I overheard that gem recently while shopping for Thanksgiving dinner, Modern Philosophers. Of course, it piqued my interest, so I had to listen in a little longer to see if these strangers … Continue reading

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Thawing The Brain Stem

It’s cold, Modern Philosophers. I don’t know why that still surprises me after fifteen years in Maine, but Snow Miser and his icy minions seem to sneak up on my every year. Just a couple of weeks ago, I went … Continue reading

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