Tag Archives: Maine

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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Smashing Icicles Rejuvenates The Soul

If I were ever to write a Self Help book, Modern Philosophers, it would borrow the title of this blog post. As I discovered after work today, smashing icicles really does rejuvenate the soul. You can simply trust me on … Continue reading

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A New Grip On Reality

Regular readers of this blog might have noticed the vanishing act I pulled on Tuesday morning, Modern Philosophers. I wrote a post Monday night about receiving my second Coronavirus vaccination.  Then I deleted it about twelve hours later. I wanted … Continue reading

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A War Of Snow And Roses

I’m constantly telling people that it never stops snowing in Maine, but I’m not sure everyone takes me seriously, Modern Philosophers. I know it might be hard for some to imagine a world that is forever covered in white.  I … Continue reading

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I’ll Take My Snow On The Rocks

Like I mentioned in yesterday’s post, Modern Philosophers, there was a blizzard headed for The House on the Hill. I woke up in the middle of the night to heed the call of nature, and a peek out the window … Continue reading

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It’s Just A Little Snow

There’s a huge blizzard heading for The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers. It’s supposed to be so bad that they’ve already delayed the start of the work day tomorrow. A few years ago, such an impending storm would’ve sent … Continue reading

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Why Did I Move To The Arctic Circle?

“Why did I move to the Arctic Circle?” Aaron asked as he shivered on his bench on his side of the path. Holly sipped her coffee, stamped her feet to keep them warm, and stared across at her best friend … Continue reading

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Travel Blog: My Driveway

I’m going to come clean, Modern Philosophers, and confess that I’ve always been envious of travel bloggers. They see the world, their photos are exciting, they eat well on their journeys, and they have the time and money to go … Continue reading

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Keep Your Damn Virus Off My Lawn!

It was a dark and stormy day in Maine, which was perfectly fine with Holly and Aaron since they both loved the rain. They sat on their usual benches one opposite sides of the running path down by the river.  … Continue reading

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