Tag Archives: sarcasm

Interleague Play

Aaron and Holly sat on their usual bench overlooking the Penobscot River.  It was a gorgeous summer day, and the ducks were out for a morning swim. Holly sipped her coffee and smiled at the ducks, while Aaron sat in … Continue reading

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The Freedom To Celebrate In Silence

“I’m so excited that I was able to convince you to join me for our Sunday walk and chat today!” Holly gushed.  “It’s an Independence Day miracle!” Aaron chuckled at her enthusiasm and then sipped his Snapple. “It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Why I Hate This Holiday

I’m really starting to hate The Fourth of July, Modern Philosophers. It’s not because I don’t like what the holiday represents, or because I don’t feel patriotic.  On the contrary, I love what we celebrate on Independence Day. I will … Continue reading

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Forty-Two

“What do you think this is all about?” Aaron asked before taking a sip of his Snapple. He continued to stare out at the river.  It was a gorgeous summer day in Maine, the kind that almost made residents forget … Continue reading

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The Second Coming (Of The Contractor)

Twelve years of Catholic schooling taught me the importance of faith, Modern Philosophers. So even after my hopes for new windows at The House on the Hill were dashed by the $43,000 estimate for them to be installed, I did … Continue reading

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Are My Batteries Rechargeable?

I decided to take the day off and have a three day weekend, Modern Philosophers, which means you get to enjoy a bonus Friday blog post. Of course, I couldn’t get away from people before someone inevitably asked if I … Continue reading

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The Windows To My Bankruptcy

“You look angry,” Holly pointed out as she watched Aaron sip his Snapple.  “I can see it in your eyes, and the eyes are the windows to the soul.” She smiled.  He did not. It was a beautiful day along … Continue reading

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Biden’s European Apology Tour A Huge Success

The results are in, Modern Philosophers, and President Joe Biden’s recent trip to apologize to European leaders for his predecessor’s behavior has been declared a huge success! Sure, the cover story was that President Biden was traveling to Europe for … Continue reading

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The $43,000 Question

What would you do with $43,000, Modern Philosophers? It’s not a trick question, and there are no wrong answers.  I’m just curious how you would spend that amount of money if you had it. I know it’s an odd amount, … Continue reading

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What Do Ducks Think?

Martha and Mildred were octogenarians and lifelong Mainers, who loved walking along the river whenever the weather allowed. “Look, there’s that cute couple we see every Sunday,” Martha pointed out to her best friend. “They look like they really love … Continue reading

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