Tag Archives: New Year’s Resolutions

2018: A New Hope

I love the philosophy that a new year symbolizes a new start, Modern Philosophers. It gives people hope.  It allows them to believe that they are facing the year with a clean slate, and anything can happen.  I’m all for … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Ball Drop

“Have you made any New Year’s resolutions?” The Devil asked as he poured my Snapple into a fancy champagne flute. My New Year’s Eve guest had eschewed his usual impeccably tailored suit for a sharp tuxedo that made him look … 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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Why You Shouldn’t Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year’s Eve, Modern Philosophers. This is always a very quiet Holiday at The House on the Hill.  I’m not a “big drinker, let’s go out and make some noise, dance in the New Year” kind of guy. I’m … 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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I Resolve To Shovel Less Snow In 2015!

As you can see from the photo on the left, Modern Philosophers, I was very serious when I resolved to shovel less snow in 2015. Okay, I look more like I’m trying to keep my mouth closed so I don’t … Continue reading

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Vegas Betting Against Your Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Vegas, Modern Philosophers, Vegas! No, I didn’t go to Las Vegas for this story, but I wanted to do so.  It’s a frigid 14 degrees in Maine, and I know the odds favor that it is much warmer out in … Continue reading

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