Tag Archives: Spring

The Heat Is On…And Not In An Axel Foley Kinda Way

I did something unthinkable this morning, Modern Philosophers. It was the kind of thing that should’ve caused Axel Foley to kick in my door, burst into The House on the Hill with his gun drawn, and place me under arrest. … Continue reading

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You Never Forget Your First Mow Job

I have been putting off mowing the lawn for as long as possible, Modern Philosophers, because once you give in to the task, you become the grass’ bitch. That’s the law of the land, baby.  If you want to live … Continue reading

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Lucifer, Salesman of the Year

“Isn’t this the most gorgeous day we’ve had all year?” I asked The Devil as I put my feet up on the front porch railing and sipped my Snapple. It was a glorious Spring Sunday, and I didn’t need Lucifer … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Multiple Sightings of Spring Reported in Maine!

The police scanners came to life early at The House on the Hill on this April Sunday, Modern Philosophers. The intern tasked with monitoring the scanners rushed to the Master Bedroom to awaken me with the news… Multiple sightings of … Continue reading

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In Search Of…Spring!

There is an ancient legend, Modern Philosophers, that in the second quarter of the year, there once existed a season when the sun shined, flowers bloomed, and the birds and animals returned to the once frozen land. Since the kingdom … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming Of A White Easter…

It was 63 degrees and sunny when I left work last night, Modern Philosophers. It was so nice that I drove home with the windows down.  If you don’t believe me, check out the photographic evidence supplied on the left. … Continue reading

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Junk In The Trunk

I’ve said all along that April 1 is the real First Day of Spring in Maine, Modern Philosophers. With that in mind, I thought the proper thing to do on First Day of Spring Eve was to take all the … Continue reading

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Running The Last Of The Snow And Ice Out Of Town

It was still below freezing when I woke up this morning, Modern Philosophers, but since it has been in the 40s for the last few days, I didn’t really mind. April is just around the corner, and that’s when Spring … Continue reading

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Whoever Smelt It, Dealt It

There is a misconception that in Maine, the season after Winter and before Spring is called Mud Season. Apparently, it’s Gas Leak Season. For the second time this week, we were unchained from our desks and told to evacuate the … Continue reading

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Is That A Spring In His Giant Monkey Boy Step?

Could that be Spring I see on Maine’s horizon, Modern Philosophers? I actually spent the day looking forward to going for an after work run because the weather was so nice.  Mind you, I’m talking relative to the weather we’ve … Continue reading

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