Tag Archives: satire

Good News Travels Faster Than I Can

I really love my new Garmin, Modern Philosophers. I have been running and walking more because I want to make use of all its exciting features.  I don’t think I’m running any faster yet, but that’s more a problem with … Continue reading

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Off Beat in the Rain

The rain had stopped, but the best friends had to wipe off their favorite bench before they could sit down and stare out at the river. Aaron sipped his Snapple while Holly took a long pull on her coffee.  He … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 2

“I learned chess in high school, but was never better than average,” Tex admitted.  “It’s been a long time since I’ve played.” Champ’s ancient face lit up in a smile.  “Champ will get you playing again.  Champ always needs new … Continue reading

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Mow It Like You Own It

“I meant to compliment you on your lovely dandelion garden,” Holly quipped as she squinted out at the river.  “I drove past your house the other day, and the your front lawn was simply exploding with color from all those … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 1

“You’re probably going to be the first one here every morning, so don’t lose those,” Maggie announced as she placed a set of keys on the bar. Maggie McGee’s, the bar that shared her name, reminded her of a church … Continue reading

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The Enchanting Serenade of Uncontrolled Exhaustion

Life is exhausting, Modern Philosophers. No big reveal there.  Just a statement of fact. Now we’ve got the technology to prove this fact.  My new Garmin comes with a Body Battery feature that lets me know when the old tank … Continue reading

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Changing The Bulb

It was the first Sunday of May.  The sun had returned, but the wind still refused to leave.  The best friends sat on their usual bench and soaked up the view of the river. “Do I have an undeniably positive … Continue reading

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Missing Marriage Much?

Someone was talking to me about a relationship issue the other day.  I wasn’t really listening, but then he put me on the spot by saying, “I bet you don’t miss being married”. I didn’t like that he simply assumed … Continue reading

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Running the Reservoir in Reverse

On Saturday mornings, I like to sleep in, Modern Philosophers.  I hate to get out of bed because every minute under the covers is a minute I am avoiding my morning run. My love/hate relationship with running goes back decades.  … Continue reading

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Feeling Funny

“Any big plans for today?” Holly asked as she sipped her coffee and braced herself against the bitter wind. It was a Sunday in April, but it was still bitterly cold because that’s how the weather works in Maine.  The … Continue reading

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