Tag Archives: Philosophy

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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Hitting Snooze On Hope

I know I’m a little quirky, Modern Philosophers, but am I the only one who takes a personal inventory before getting out of bed in the morning? I like to shake out the cobwebs, and try to remember who I … Continue reading

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A Pearl Harbor Reflection

The attack on Pearl Harbor happened way before my time, Modern Philosophers, but I often reflect on how it might have affected my father’s life. He was a couple of months shy of turning 16 when the attack occurred.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Paradise By The Laptop Light

This blog is specially designed, via a secret algorithm that I can never share, to inspire you to both laugh and to conjure up Deep Thoughts, Modern Philosophers. So you’re probably wondering where I find my inspiration when the time … Continue reading

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Love Your Fellow Earthling

Aaron and Holly sat across the path from each other on their assigned benches.  It was a windy day along the river, so there wasn’t much foot traffic on the black top that separated them. Holly knew the silence wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Sometimes When I’m Bored…

My mind is almost always going a mile a minute, Modern Philosophers.  Deep Thoughts are flashing from one synapse to another, and my brain is like a pinball machine as creative ideas bounce around seeking to grab my full attention … Continue reading

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Always Happy When It Rains

Have you ever noticed that the world sucks less when it’s raining, Modern Philosophers? Before you come at me, I understand that the world around me doesn’t change in any metaphysical way when the skies open and the clouds weep.  … Continue reading

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What Will Normal Feel Like When This Finally Ends?

All this time alone with my deep thoughts can be a curse, Modern Philosophers. I can’t stop thinking about things like when will this all be over?  When can we go back to work and socialize again?  When will Coronavirus, … Continue reading

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A Gargoyle’s Pandemic View

I was sitting in the living room of The House on the Hill, listening to the sound of the furnace kicking on because that’s what passes for excitement these days, when I suddenly had an idea, Modern Philosophers. It had … Continue reading

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Live Every Day Like It’s Friday

I recently heard someone say “Live every day like it’s your last”, Modern Philosophers, and I wondered what the hell was wrong with that person. The individual was on some news show, talking about the Coronavirus, and I think they … Continue reading

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