Tag Archives: Notre Dame

Chilly Days Are Chili Days

I’m a complicated guy, Modern Philosophers, but I have a very simply cooking philosophy: When it’s chilly, make chili. I’ve had a big pot of chili simmering on the stove all day.  The House on the Hill has never smelled … Continue reading

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Labor Pains

I was a little delirious from pushing myself so hard on my morning run, but I was fairly certain that when I returned to The House on the Hill, two of the ugliest demons I had ever seen were mowing … Continue reading

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Cheer, Cheer For St. Paddy’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Modern Philosophers!  Or Happy Paddy’s Day, as Melissa insists on calling it. I had expected today to be happiest Paddy’s Day in the celebrated history of The House on the Hill, but life has a way … Continue reading

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Chili, Notre Dame, and Star Wars: Living The American Dream

It’s been an interesting Saturday at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers. I went for my usual morning run, and was delighted to find that it was almost 60 degrees.  Aside from a strong wind over the last half … Continue reading

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Don’t Be So Cavalier With My Shillelagh

One of the worst things about Notre Dame having an afternoon game, Modern Philosophers, was that Maine’s lone Leprechaun was usually sober enough to cause a ruckus at The House on the Hill before kickoff. Seamus had spent the last … Continue reading

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Is That A Shillelagh, Or Are You Just Glad To See Me?

Whenever I hear a commotion on the roof of The House on the Hill, I know it’s one of two things, Modern Philosophers. And neither option is good. Either the Ghosts who live in my attic are freaking out and … Continue reading

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I Hope The Leprechaun Can’t Find Me On The Roof

“What are you doing up here?” Gary the Gargoyle asked as I climbed out of the attic window and onto the roof.  “Don’t you have a houseful of guests?” Gary was right, and I motioned for him to lower his … Continue reading

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The Anxious Leprechaun

Cheer, cheer For old Notre Dame. Seamus is anxiously Awaiting the game. He is pacing And singing The Notre Dame Fight Song. The rest of us Are cringing Must he sing For so long? We know he’s excited Since he’s … Continue reading

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Jump Start Your Brain: Time For Football!

Happy Saturday, Modern Philosophers! There is a chill in the air this morning, which I know means that Summer is on its way out, and Autumn will soon arrive.  However, it’s still August, it’s still Summer, and it’s a long … Continue reading

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What The Sun Devil Are You Doing To Me, Lucifer?

I’ve got a Devil of a problem on my hands, Modern Philosophers… Apparently, Satan has invited all his demonic friends over to The House on the Hill (which I still own, but he seems to have possessed!) to watch the … Continue reading

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