Tag Archives: New Year’s Resolutions

Don’t Put So Much Pressure On 2021

Happy New Year, Modern Philosophers! I wanted to kick off 2021 by getting one of my contractually obligated philosophical posts out of the way. Before we go too deep down the rabbit hole of how 2021 needs to be better … Continue reading

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No More Resolutions

Aaron waited until Holly pulled down her mask and sipped her coffee before he broke the silence. “Before you ask, I will not be participating in whatever ridiculous shenanigans you have planned for New Year’s Eve.” He lowered his mask, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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