Tag Archives: life

Why Do Good Things Require So Much Work?

It’s never a good thing when my blog’s Board of Directors requests a meeting, Modern Philosophers. I thought that when I sold the blog, I’d take the money and run, but someone stupidly signed a deal agreeing to a partial … Continue reading

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Gambling On The Garbage Man

I’ve never been one to gamble, Modern Philosophers. That shouldn’t come as a surprise because the biggest risk I’ve ever taken is drinking milk a day after the expiration date on the carton. That incident led to my being hospitalized … Continue reading

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Someone Pass The Awesome Sauce

I’ve been to the grocery store thousands of times in my life, Modern Philosophers, but I have never once found a jar of awesome sauce on the shelves. Of course, I’m just assuming it would come in a jar, but … Continue reading

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Why Won’t The Aliens Come For Me?

Do you ever feel like you just don’t fit in, Modern Philosophers? That’s such a recurring sensation for me, that I actually panic if I ever begin to feel like I’m part of the crowd.  If I’m not on the … Continue reading

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A Sobering Day In The Neighborhood

One of the things I most love about living in Maine, Modern Philosophers, is that life here is nothing like it used to be in New York and Los Angeles. In the 18 years I’ve lived here, I’ve felt relieved … Continue reading

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Pray The Ice Can’t Climb

I had a very intriguing Deep Thought during my run this morning, Modern Philosophers. I’m very thankful that ice hasn’t evolved to a point where it can climb stairs. Look at this photo.  All the giant chunks of ice in … Continue reading

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Can We Drown In A River Of Compromise?

I went for a run along the river this morning, Modern Philosophers, even though I really didn’t want to do so. This is nothing new.  Running isn’t one of my favorite activities, but I always convince myself I’m better off … Continue reading

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One Hairy Leap For Normalcy

I’m going to let you in on a little secret, Modern Philosophers. For the past year, I’ve been operating a little side business.  I haven’t said anything about it because I don’t necessarily have all the proper licenses, and I … Continue reading

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After Dinner Mints: Conflicting Cravings

It’s been a long time since I wrote an After Dinner Mints post, Modern Philosophers, so I thought tonight was the perfect time to revive that feature. Basically, I really wanted to write something, but I didn’t feel like I … Continue reading

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Hitting Snooze On Hope

I know I’m a little quirky, Modern Philosophers, but am I the only one who takes a personal inventory before getting out of bed in the morning? I like to shake out the cobwebs, and try to remember who I … Continue reading

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