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Happy Birthday To The Man Who Gave Me His Name, But Not His Looks!

Today is my Father’s birthday, Modern Philosophers.  I used to tease my Dad, aka “Big Austin”, that I was so lucky that he’d given me his name, but not his looks. While I do look like my Mom, I was … Continue reading

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How I Miss The 40s

You don’t realize How much You miss something Until it’s gone. Lately, I find myself Longing for The 40s. It was A simpler time. Life was better, I was happier, The world was… More alive! While thoughts Of the 4os … Continue reading

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Friday Night Think Tank: A Year Again Edition

We made it through another week, Modern Philosophers! Last Friday’s Think Tank was the most popular one this blog has hosted in ages, and I was thrilled to see such participation.  As a result, I’m so pumped for tonight’s edition … Continue reading

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The Mother Of All Runs

Happy Mother’s Day, Modern Philosophers! This is always a rough Holiday for me given that my Mom died when I was 3.  My Dad remarried when I was 6, to a woman with whom I did not always see eye … Continue reading

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What I Miss About New York: My First Subway Ride

I was sitting on the couch at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, when I had this overwhelming desire to walk down to the corner and buy a hot dog and a knish from a street vendor. That got … Continue reading

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From The NYC Files: The Time I Went To See Saturday Night Live

Tonight’s earlier post about bringing the Foo Fighters to work made my mind hop into the DeLorean and travel back in time to when I lived in New York. Yes, Modern Philosophers, I’m going to share a rare Big Apple … Continue reading

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Hey, Doc, Have You Got The Time?

Hey, Doc, Have you got the time To help a guy in need? I cannot see the future Because I’m dwelling In the past. My insurance says You’re out of network But who can put a price On peace of … Continue reading

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Modern Philosopher Memorable Phortune Cookies

“A walk down Memory Lane can be wonderful, especially if this stroll takes you through the nicer part of town.” — The Man in the Walking Toga Those of you who read this blog regularly know I took a little … Continue reading

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