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Shoveling In The New Year

Happy New Year, Modern Philosophers! Regular readers of this blog know that I don’t make a fuss about New Year’s resolutions, or believe that hanging a new calendar means we get a fresh start. Speaking of new calendars, though, I … Continue reading

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Winning With The Winter Wonderland Workout

I was smart enough to take some time off after Christmas this year, Modern Philosophers. I never remember to do it, and I always regret that lapse in my memory when I’m struggling to get out of bed on the … Continue reading

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Snowy Sundays Are Hell

“I see from the paraphernalia in the foyer that you’ve been engaging in your favorite winter activity again,” The Devil taunted with a sly grin when he entered the living room. As always he was sharply dressed in an impeccably … Continue reading

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Melt My Heart With Christmas Magic

I was definitely not in a position to receive guests when I heard an all too familiar voice behind me. “I thought we were going to watch football, drink Snapple, and share merry stories about the holiday season,” The Devil … Continue reading

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The Snow Came, I Was Not Aroused

Another storm has battered Maine, Modern Philosophers, and I find myself neither tattered, nor torn. This blizzard was supposed to be one of Snow Miser’s finest, so they decided last night that the office would be opening late this morning.  … Continue reading

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In Sickness And In Snow

Everyone loves a good David & Goliath story, Modern Philosophers. In this version, I’m David and Winter Storm Goliath will be tackling the role of Goliath. I went to bed early last night, and set my alarm an hour early … Continue reading

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We’ll Always Have Shoveling…

I had resigned myself to another lonely Sunday of shoveling snow from the driveway of The House on the Hill, when Gary the Gargoyle flew down from his perch to join me. “There’s nothing sadder than a guy shoveling snow … Continue reading

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