Tag Archives: Maine

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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Driving With My Head In The Clouds

It was a typical Monday, Modern Philosophers, which means I returned to The House on the Hill beaten and exhausted after a long day in the trenches. Rather than just wallow in my basement bunker as I wondered why people … Continue reading

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The Eternal Winter Of My Discontent

When I woke up this morning, Modern Philosophers, it was snowing.  It was coming down quite hard and already sticking. At first, I was angry because it’s not supposed to snow in Maine.  The 182 Days of Terror clearly end … Continue reading

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Not So Good Friday

I know the calendar says that today is Good Friday, Modern Philosophers, but I think someone is playing a cruel joke on me. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, a huge April blizzard was bearing down on The House on … Continue reading

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Stay At Home Snowstorm

Remember how I told you I’ve lost track of what day it is since this whole self-isolation, stay at home, don’t go to work, just wear sweatpants all the time thing started, Modern Philosophers? Well, another issue resulting from never … Continue reading

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Slip, Fall, Get Up, Repeat

We all slip and fall metaphorically, Modern Philosophers, and how we rebound from that adversity is very important. Does the same thing trip us up time and again?  Do we let the misstep bother us, or do we learn from … Continue reading

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Surviving My Amish Snow Day

It snowed for the last two days, Modern Philosophers.  That’s no news flash, as it snows almost every day this time of year. The difference this time, though, was that the snowstorm’s big encore was an ice storm.  The conditions … Continue reading

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The Unrelenting Snow Globe

Thanks for all the messages, Modern Philosophers, asking me where I’ve vanished to since I haven’t blogged in ages. It’s nice to know someone would call the police to check The House on the Hill for a frozen corpse should … Continue reading

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The Shortest Day of the Year

Happy Winter Solstice, Modern Philosophers! The shortest day of the year is upon us, which means things are only going to look up from here.  We’re also on Day 82 of the 182 Days of Terror, aka Winter in Maine, … Continue reading

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Searching For Motivation In The Snow

My love/hate relationship with running has taken on an “I think we should see other people” status recently, Modern Philosophers. Winter is always a difficult time to stay motivated with my running program.  I always used to take winters off, … Continue reading

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