Tag Archives: New Year’s Day

Shoveling In The New Year

Happy New Year, Modern Philosophers! Regular readers of this blog know that I don’t make a fuss about New Year’s resolutions, or believe that hanging a new calendar means we get a fresh start. Speaking of new calendars, though, I … Continue reading

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2018: A Year Not To Review

New Year’s Day is just around the corner, Modern Philosophers, so I thought I’d do one of those Year in Review posts to sum up the year that was 2018. But then I quickly realized that 2018 wasn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Fight Club Resolution

Everyone knows the first rule of Fight Club, Modern Philosophers. I don’t want to get anyone into trouble, so we won’t discuss it any further.  However, I’m wondering why that same rule shouldn’t be used for New Year’s resolutions. After … Continue reading

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2017 Promises Not To Suck

In a hastily called news conference just hours before the Times Square ball drop, Father Time promised that 2017 will not suck like 2016 did, Modern Philosophers. “I resolve that the @#$% stops with me, and Baby New Year will … Continue reading

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Father Time Stuns World By Signing One Year Extension

In a stunning development, Father Time announced today that he has signed a one year contract extension, Modern Philosophers. While the terms of this unprecedented deal were not immediately disclosed, it is definitely the biggest move of the free agent … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Coffee Club: 12/28/15

It’s the last Monday of 2015, Modern Philosophers! Somehow, we’ve gotten the calendar to exhaust its supply of this most horrible day of the week, and lived to tell the tale. Of course, Monday is going out in typical Monday … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions Are Hell

“Thanks again for your help today,” I said with a wink as I slapped my guest on the leg. The Devil looked up from the Sunday paper and raised an eyebrow.  “I have no idea what you mean.” The Devilish … Continue reading

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