Tag Archives: running

The Landscaping Hunger Games

There’s a reason they never arm the writers in movies, Modern Philosophers. They just let them believe that whole “The pen is mightier than the sword!” idea so that writers don’t go out on the battlefield and injure themselves and … Continue reading

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Free Your Face And Your Legs Will Follow

Today was a very important day in Maine, Modern Philosophers. June 5 will go down as the day that I officially switched over to shorts for my morning run.  This is a huge step that those of you who are … Continue reading

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Did Dorothy Travel To Oz With Three Republicans?

I have a lot of interesting Deep Thoughts while I’m running, Modern Philosophers.  They’re mostly limited to the usual suspects… Why do I hating running so much?  Why do I torture myself like this?  Why is that guy in the … 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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Enjoy Your Discount Chocolate

It’s February 15th, Modern Philosophers, so I suggest you scramble off to the local grocery store to pick up leftover Valentine’s Day candy at severely discounted prices. Please buy this candy for your own enjoyment.  If you’re buying it for … Continue reading

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A New Grip On Reality

Regular readers of this blog might have noticed the vanishing act I pulled on Tuesday morning, Modern Philosophers. I wrote a post Monday night about receiving my second Coronavirus vaccination.  Then I deleted it about twelve hours later. I wanted … Continue reading

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Flirting With Perfection

Anyone who knows me very well, (and I must admit I’ve worked very hard to make sure there are very few people who can make that claim, Modern Philosophers), knows that I have an issue with the concept of perfection. … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need To Run

It has been a considerable while since I last suffered through a long, dark teatime of the soul, Modern Philosophers. I’m not sure what changes I made in my life to fend off the dark clouds, but I knew that … Continue reading

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Peer Pressuring My Inner Couch Potato

The goddess Nike is famous for uttering the line “Just do it!” when she created running shoes and bestowed them upon mankind for the first time, Modern Philosophers. Believe it or not, even though those immortal words play on a … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Be Invincible, Too?

I’m beginning to wish that I could be invincible, too, Modern Philosophers. I’ve given it a lot of thought, and the only reasonable explanation I can come up with for why people refuse to wear masks during a pandemic is … Continue reading

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