Tag Archives: running

Where The Ice Finally Ends

Today, I discovered where the ice finally ends, Modern Philosophers, and it has given me hope. Not just hope that Spring is on its way, but also hope that life is looking up in general. Since I’m being both literal … Continue reading

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Coping With The Death Of My Fitbit

I’m not very good at dealing with loss, Modern Philosophers.  After years of rooting for the Jets, you’d think I’d be used to it by now, but it still gets to me. Maybe I’m an introvert because if I lock … Continue reading

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Searching For Motivation In The Snow

My love/hate relationship with running has taken on an “I think we should see other people” status recently, Modern Philosophers. Winter is always a difficult time to stay motivated with my running program.  I always used to take winters off, … Continue reading

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Hey, Why The Long Week?

The season hasn’t even officially begun yet, but it’s already been a miserable winter, Modern Philosophers. I was texting a friend yesterday, and admitted that it had been a long, stressful week.  When she asked why I felt that way, … Continue reading

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One Foot Equals Two Tons Of Anguish

I’ve always been good with numbers, units of measurement, and conversions, Modern Philosophers.  That’s why I’m so proud to announce that I’ve come up with a new unit and conversion. I’m calling it the Monkey Boy Metric, in honor or … Continue reading

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Tearing Up The Road Less Traveled

I love waking up to the sound of rain, Modern Philosophers.  It’s especially enjoyable on mornings when I don’t have to get up to go to work. This morning, I pulled on the covers, turned towards the bedroom window, and … Continue reading

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Could We Just Get Some Water?

I know there is a famous saying about not being able to fight City Hall, Modern Philosophers, but one should be able to  make a reasonable request of those in the building, right? After all, my tax dollars do pay … Continue reading

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Chicken a la Vacation

I’m on vacation, Modern Philosophers. As always, people are asking me what I’m doing for my vacation. Just like I always do, I tell them: “Not going to work”. I have a tendency to select the Creative Introvert’s Vacation Package: … Continue reading

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Sweating On Both Sides Of The River

I have a horrible sense of direction, Modern Philosophers, and because of this, I hesitate to venture out to new places. You know, because I tend to either get lost trying to find the new place, or while on my … Continue reading

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He Shall Wear A Crown Of Ice

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but Heat Miser has been making a real nuisance of himself this weekend, Modern Philosophers. Usually, it’s Snow Miser causing my life to be miserable, but he has apparently tagged in the evil red … Continue reading

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