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My Own Personal Death Star

A long time ago, in a neighborhood far, far away, a lonely boy sat in his bedroom in Brooklyn, and dreamed about growing up to be a Jedi Knight. That sad, lonely, nerdy boy was me, Modern Philosophers. You didn’t … Continue reading

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What The @#$% Happened To Spring?

As I listen to gale force winds rattling every window of The House in the Hill in what can only be described as an annoying cacophony of non-silence, just one thought comes to mind, Modern Philosophers: What the @#$% happened … Continue reading

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Not One For The Time Capsule

I’ve been giving some thought lately to what I would put in the time capsule that I’d  someday bury behind The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers. It’s not because I’m feeling sentimental or anything, but because I recently watched … Continue reading

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Back Among The Living

I do not make a secret of the fact that I am an introvert, Modern Philosophers. I prefer to lock myself away from the world by choice, not because some renegade germs tell me I cannot frolic with the masses. … Continue reading

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Still Human! Surviving The Winter Outbreak

It’s not very often, Modern Philosophers, that the first thing I do upon waking is to check to make sure I’m still human. But that’s exactly what I did every morning this week. You see, I’d never been this sick.  … Continue reading

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2018: A Year Not To Review

New Year’s Day is just around the corner, Modern Philosophers, so I thought I’d do one of those Year in Review posts to sum up the year that was 2018. But then I quickly realized that 2018 wasn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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Think Outside The Boxing Day

Happy Boxing Day, Modern Philosophers! I continued my annual tradition of challenging complete strangers to boxing matches, and I am proud to say that I went 3-0 with one draw until the police arrived to break up the fun. Apparently, … Continue reading

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