Tag Archives: Sarcasm

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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The Thoughtlessness Of Grass

A friend asked what I was doing this weekend, Modern Philosophers, and I rambled off a few random, but relaxing things. Then I added that since the grass refuses to stop growing, I really should mow the lawn. That got … Continue reading

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The Chickens Laid Fried Eggs

After a long, uncomfortable, sweltering week, I have finally emerged from my basement bunker, Modern Philosophers. It was disgustingly hot in Maine this week.  I’d love to go into details about just how hot it was, but this is not … Continue reading

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Running A Slight Baby Fever

“Do you want to have kids?” Holly asked nonchalantly from her end of the bench. Aaron, who was sitting on the other end of the same bench, spit out the Snapple that he had just sipped from the bottle. Luckily … 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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Who Was That Unmasked Man?

Last night, for the first time in fifteen months, I stepped into my local grocery store without a mask, Modern Philosophers! It’s amazing how wildly the pendulum can swing.  Grocery shopping went from being an annoying weekly chore to a … Continue reading

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Raindrops Keep Falling On My Solitude

Whenever it rains, I think of something my stepmother liked to say during similar weather conditions, Modern Philosophers. We’d be in the car, and from her throne aka the passenger seat, she would pass judgment on the world outside her … Continue reading

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Stop The Rockets’ Red Glare

“I thought about you last night,” Holly informed him before taking a sip of her coffee to hide her devious smile. She knew such a comment would irk Aaron, but since he was being a little too quiet for her … Continue reading

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What’s Your All-American Holiday Menu?

Food is an important part of American culture, Modern Philosophers. If you don’t believe me, believe the numbers.  In a recent survey of all adults living at The House on the Hill, 100% responded that food was Very Important.  Respondents … Continue reading

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Keep The Dream Fires Burning

It’s easy to let dreams die, Modern Philosophers. That’s just a basic truth.  Dreams need to be fueled with the fires of passion, hard work, commitment, and maybe even a little blind faith and dumb luck. The saying is “Chase … Continue reading

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