Tag Archives: Philosophy

Walk The Dog

“I’ve officially adopted a new life philosophy,” Aaron bragged as a mischievous grin widened across his face.  He then washed down the big announcement with a gulp of Snapple. It was the final Sunday of April and the best friends … Continue reading

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Life Does Get Better?

I heard a rumor the other day, Modern Philosophers, that life does get better. I was raised to ignore rumors and innuendo, but sometimes I go against my strict upbringing if I think it might lead to something positive in … Continue reading

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When Loneliness Affects Your Self Worth

I make a lot of mistakes, Modern Philosophers. When they are pointed out to me, I get super embarrassed and then vow to never make them again so I don’t have to experience such humiliation in the future.  I know … Continue reading

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“What do you think this is all about?” Aaron asked before taking a sip of his Snapple. He continued to stare out at the river.  It was a gorgeous summer day in Maine, the kind that almost made residents forget … Continue reading

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Why Do Good Things Require So Much Work?

It’s never a good thing when my blog’s Board of Directors requests a meeting, Modern Philosophers. I thought that when I sold the blog, I’d take the money and run, but someone stupidly signed a deal agreeing to a partial … Continue reading

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Take Me To A Better Place

Most of us dream of a better place, Modern Philosophers.  That Shangri-La or Nirvana that we want to believe is truly out there because there has to be something better than the place we currently are. It’s just human nature. … Continue reading

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Someone Pass The Awesome Sauce

I’ve been to the grocery store thousands of times in my life, Modern Philosophers, but I have never once found a jar of awesome sauce on the shelves. Of course, I’m just assuming it would come in a jar, but … Continue reading

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Take A Moment To Admire The View

What a difference a week makes, Modern Philosophers! Last weekend, I was very grumbly.  On Saturday, I gave myself the gift of nothing, which basically meant I could just sit around and do nothing. On Sunday, I published a post … Continue reading

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Can We Drown In A River Of Compromise?

I went for a run along the river this morning, Modern Philosophers, even though I really didn’t want to do so. This is nothing new.  Running isn’t one of my favorite activities, but I always convince myself I’m better off … Continue reading

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After Dinner Mints: Conflicting Cravings

It’s been a long time since I wrote an After Dinner Mints post, Modern Philosophers, so I thought tonight was the perfect time to revive that feature. Basically, I really wanted to write something, but I didn’t feel like I … Continue reading

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