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Ravioli II: Long May She Reign

As promised, Modern Philosophers, I have returned with Part 2 of the story about Saturday’s wild adventures. Loyal readers know that I’m not the world’s biggest fan of driving, that I haven’t had good luck with cars, and that I … Continue reading

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Maybe Cupid Cares About Your Budget

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, Modern Philosophers.  I belong to a support group called Why Does Cupid Hate Us?, which is for people who have issues about being single.  Not everyone in the group is angry or bitter, but around … Continue reading

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Dealing With Big Ticket Item Stress

Quick show of hands, Modern Philosophers… Who else totally freaks out, feels like their head is going to explode, and is certain their financial future will be forever bleak if they ever have to purchase a big ticket item? I … Continue reading

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A Taxing Day Off

I made my annual journey across the bridge to the Bangor Public Library today, Modern Philosophers. I was not seeking out Stephen King’s latest novel, however. I was there to file my income taxes, and see if Uncle Sam was … Continue reading

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Thawing The Brain Stem

It’s cold, Modern Philosophers. I don’t know why that still surprises me after fifteen years in Maine, but Snow Miser and his icy minions seem to sneak up on my every year. Just a couple of weeks ago, I went … Continue reading

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Are Mall Rats Being Devoured By Cyber Cats?

I went to the mall today, Modern Philosophers, because it has always been my fantasy to be a cast member in a raunchy 1980s teen comedy. Okay, I lied. I actually went to the mall because I need new running … Continue reading

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Sleep, You Glorious Bastard!

I didn’t roll out of bed until 8:45 this morning, Modern Philosophers. And it was simply glorious. With all the overtime I’ve put in lately, this is the latest I’ve slept in ages.  To give you a little perspective, on … Continue reading

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I Want My $300!

I hear the same questions from my coworkers every morning, Modern Philosophers, as they pass my desk on their way to clock in for the day… Did you sleep here last night? When’s the last time you’ve been home? Are … Continue reading

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Man vs Tummy vs Wallet

It’s Friday night of a long weekend, Modern Philosophers, and I’m throwing open the doors of the Think Tank for a wild weekend of Deep Thoughts and relaxation. As you know, I’ve been working an insane amount of hours lately, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Breaking Point?

How far can you push yourself before you reach your breaking point, Modern Philosophers? Just a simple philosophical question to sink your Deep Thoughts into on this sweltering Summer night. To be honest, I have neither the energy, nor the … Continue reading

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