Tag Archives: social distancing

You Can’t Ask Santa Claus For That

Aaron sipped his Snapple and stared out at the river.  The clouds were out in full force, and he busied himself looking for discernible shapes in the sky. Holly sipped her coffee in silence as she stared across the path … Continue reading

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CDC Names “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Its Official Holiday Song

In an attempt to make their announcements sound less like harbingers of impending doom, the CDC today shared that it has selected an official song for the 2020 Holiday Season, Modern Philosophers. “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will have the … Continue reading

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Absentee Turkey Cravings

“I think I’m suffering from absentee turkey cravings,” Aaron announced from him bench. Before replying, Holly took a long sip of her coffee since it was a decidedly cold and windy day along the river. “I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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President Biden…This Is The Way

It was an unseasonably warm November day in Maine as they sat along the waterfront. As always, they were on benches on opposite sides of the path with their masks at the ready.  It might have been a gorgeous Autumn … Continue reading

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The Patron Saint of Election Day

Holly sipped her coffee, and then smiled over at Aaron, before returning her mask to the ready position. Aaron nodded from his bench on his side of the path.  “Looks like you survived Halloween and the couple’s costume conundrum relatively … Continue reading

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All Tricks, No Treats

“It’s less than two weeks until Halloween, and I couldn’t help but notice that you had no decorations out on your porch,” Holly commented from the bench on her side of the running path as she sipped her coffee. “That … Continue reading

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The Long Distance Relationship

They sat on his front porch and enjoyed the gorgeous Autumn weather in Maine.  Aaron had his legs up on the front porch railing and sipped his Snapple.  Holly wrapped her hands tightly around her coffee cup in hopes of … Continue reading

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It’s A Mask, Not A Mustache

Aaron and Holly sat in silence on his front porch.  It was his favorite place to hang out, and Holly considered herself lucky that he allowed her to share this sacred location. After all, in the days of COVID Chaos, … Continue reading

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Keep Your Damn Virus Off My Lawn!

It was a dark and stormy day in Maine, which was perfectly fine with Holly and Aaron since they both loved the rain. They sat on their usual benches one opposite sides of the running path down by the river.  … Continue reading

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Slightly Loosening The Straps On My Straitjacket

We all know I’m a quirky introvert with tons of anxieties, Modern Philosophers.  This Coronavirus pandemic has only put more of an accent on the “quirky”, “introvert” and “anxieties” syllables of my personality. It was hard enough getting me to … Continue reading

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