Tag Archives: mowing the lawn

Why Don’t You Go Mow Yourself?

Now that we’ve finally put away the snow shovels, it was only a matter of time before we rolled out the lawnmowers, Modern Philosophers. That annual right of Spring happened tonight at The House on the Hill.  I managed to … Continue reading

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Losing Mow-Mentum

Have you ever had one of those days, Modern Philosophers, where you know you did an extraordinary amount of work, yet you feel like you’ve accomplished absolutely nothing? That was how today went for me. Once again, I arrived at … Continue reading

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To Hell With Mowing The Lawn

“I think mankind has made a ridiculous waste of free will,” The Devil declared as he handed me a Snapple from the cooler and then took one for himself. We were sitting on the front porch of The House on … Continue reading

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Is This Enough Labor To Properly Celebrate Labor Day?

I almost couldn’t (wouldn’t) get out of bed this morning, Modern Philosophers. When I checked my phone, it said it was a chilly 54 degrees.  So, without any Deep Thought needed, I decided that staying under the warm covers was … Continue reading

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The Sweaty Dog Days Of August Have Arrived!

Can you believe it’s already August, Modern Philosophers? That incessant barking that kept waking you up all morning was from the Dog Days of August.  They have arrived, and you need to Jump Start Your Summer before all that’s left … Continue reading

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You Never Forget Your First Mow Job

I have been putting off mowing the lawn for as long as possible, Modern Philosophers, because once you give in to the task, you become the grass’ bitch. That’s the law of the land, baby.  If you want to live … Continue reading

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America Runs, Then Dunkins

Please forgive me, Modern Philosophers, but to help defray the cost of running this blog, I’ve had to take on some sponsors. That being said, I’m obligated to tell you that this post is brought to you by the letters … Continue reading

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Modern Philosopher Phortune Cookie: The Sequel

“A close-minded man mows the lawn because he has to.  The wise man mows it because he understands that if he respects nature, nature will respect him in return.” — The Man in the Grass Stained Toga Guess who’s putting … Continue reading

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New Maine Law Allows Gargoyle Attacks On Noisy Neighbors

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers!  Care to guess how I know it’s Sunday?  I know because that’s the day of the week I’m awakened at 8AM by the guy next door mowing the lawn! I guess I should be grateful that … Continue reading

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When Ants Attack…Sweaty Runners

Perhaps today is the day I sell the story of my crazy adventures to Syfy.  I was the victim of a harrowing ant attack, and I am desperately trying to get this all down on my blog before the ant … Continue reading

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