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The Gym Ring Of Hell

“I know you’re an out of control running machine now, but what were you like back in gym class when the teacher forced you to run laps?” The Devil asked with mischief in his voice. My annoying Sunday guest was … Continue reading

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Hell Is Not A Democracy

I was sitting on the couch, sipping a Snapple, and watching the football game. I looked to my right, where I could see The Devil reading the Sunday paper on his end of the couch.  As always, he was well … Continue reading

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Birthdays Can Be Hell

“Happy Birthday!” The Devil shouted excitedly as he burst into the living room. As always, he was well dressed in an impeccably tailored suit, but he had added a colorful cardboard birthday hat to his ensemble. In his hands, he … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Ball Drop

“Have you made any New Year’s resolutions?” The Devil asked as he poured my Snapple into a fancy champagne flute. My New Year’s Eve guest had eschewed his usual impeccably tailored suit for a sharp tuxedo that made him look … Continue reading

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The Blog Before Christmas

‘Twas the day before Christmas At The House on the Hill. The Devil was visiting, Which he thinks is a thrill. I was trying to sleep, Which never goes well When I’m being watched By the Ruler of Hell… “Ho!  … Continue reading

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My Ghost of Christmas Past Makes Amends

I’m at the age, Modern Philosophers, when I have to wake up a couple of times over the course of the night. Sometimes, it’s to go to the bathroom.  Other times, it’s because some weird noise echoes hauntingly through The … Continue reading

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When The Weather Outside Is Frightful

“I noticed your post-run photo on my Facebook feed this morning,” The Devil informed me as he fished a bottle of Snapple out of the cooler.  “Ten degrees seems awfully chilly to be going outside for anything, let alone a … Continue reading

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