Tag Archives: life

When Loneliness Affects Your Self Worth

I make a lot of mistakes, Modern Philosophers. When they are pointed out to me, I get super embarrassed and then vow to never make them again so I don’t have to experience such humiliation in the future.  I know … Continue reading

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A Guy Walks Into A Bank…

Those Modern Philosophers who are familiar with my work, know that when I set a story in a bank, that bank is going to get robbed. I blame it on my Dad’s working in a bank his whole life, and … Continue reading

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Too Stupid?

“Do you think I’m stupid?” Aaron’s question broke the silence, and caused Holly to almost drop her coffee.  It was a peaceful Sunday morning along the river, and the best friends were seated on their favorite bench. “What kind of … Continue reading

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Blizzarding For The Seasonally Exhausted

I don’t know about you, Modern Philosophers, but I am so done with this winter.  It has left me physically exhausted, mentally drained, and once again questioning my decision to willing live inside the universe’s most annoying snow globe. As … Continue reading

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Losing My Frigidity

I am really starting to hate winter, Modern Philosophers. And for those smart asses who feel compelled to point out that I never should have moved to Maine if I hated winter, I will point out that I had a … Continue reading

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Rebooting the Franchise

“If life came with a Reset button, do you think you’d ever have the courage, or maybe the total lack of hope for your future, necessary to push it?” Aaron hit her with the heavy philosophical question after taking a … Continue reading

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The Year of the Snow Monkey

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: An introverted writer with anxiety issues. Okay, those might not be the actual words of my least favorite Christmas song, but since I was born on the twelfth … Continue reading

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Thankful For What?

This couple knocked on my door tonight. They were dressed as Pilgrims.  Full blown first Thanksgiving kind of garb.  The guy had a clipboard, the woman just offered a smile. I’d normally tell strangers to get the hell off my … Continue reading

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Updating My Culinary Passport

Someone once told me I was a very complicated person, Modern Philosophers. I know that sounds like an awesome compliment, but she meant it in a hurtful way.  Her words confused me more than they offended me, however, because I … Continue reading

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Opening A Window To Change

As you probably know, Modern Philosophers, one of my core beliefs is that change is bad.  Not only is it bad, but it is also horrifying and murder on the stress levels. The House on the Hill, which has served … Continue reading

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