Tag Archives: Philosophy

A Lesson In Humidity

I learned a couple of important lessons on this last day of June, Modern Philosophers: I’m not a fan of engaging in strenuous physical activity when it’s severely humid. I didn’t learn anything from that first lesson. Let me clarify … Continue reading

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10 Miles Alone With My Thoughts

I ran ten miles this morning, Modern Philosophers, and, boy, is my brain tired! Ten miles is a long time to be alone with my thoughts.  While most runners I know prefer to listen to music out on the road, … Continue reading

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One Million Dollars Needed For Social Science Experiment

It’s time for the blog to get philosophical, Modern Philosophers. I didn’t come to this decision randomly.  I was sitting out on the porch the other day, reading a book, and minding my own business when the DeLorean materialized out … Continue reading

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Raise Your Voice!

I’ve never really been one to speak up and fight for what’s important to me, Modern Philosophers. I was actually raised in a household where my stepmother preached the philosophy of “Children should be seen and not heard”. As a … Continue reading

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I’m Ready To Give Up On People

I have famously been described as a “quirky, reclusive introvert“, and that was by me in my yet to be published autobiography, Modern Philosophers. The thing is, I used to think my desire to hide out from the world and … 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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Thawing The Brain Stem

It’s cold, Modern Philosophers. I don’t know why that still surprises me after fifteen years in Maine, but Snow Miser and his icy minions seem to sneak up on my every year. Just a couple of weeks ago, I went … Continue reading

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