Tag Archives: Philosophy

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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The Stages of Birthday Present Acceptance

One of the fun things about leaving the sanity and security of The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, is getting to study the other people inhabiting this planet. As Original Goat Girl often likes to ask, usually with her … Continue reading

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