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Defusing The Stress Bomb

There was a bomb scare at The House on the Hill today, Modern Philosophers. Luckily for me, I have some experience in this area and a bomb squad suit always at the ready. As of this writing, the stress bomb … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Sweat The Small Stuff

I really can’t afford to sweat the small stuff, Modern Philosophers, because I already sweat profusely from my runs, which keep getting longer and sweatier every day. I will be the first to admit that I’ve never been good at … Continue reading

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What If Life Just Sucks?

I was flipping through the radio stations on the drive to work this morning, Modern Philosophers, when I came across the song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”. Something about the tune rubbed me the wrong way, so I turned off the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream For Dinner

You can probably tell from the title of the post what kind of day I’ve had, Modern Philosophers. Very early in the afternoon, as my lunch salad sat heavily in my stomach and the work day dragged slowly on, I … Continue reading

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My Inner Child Is A Spoiled Brat

My inner child is currently in timeout, Modern Philosophers, which should give me enough time to write this post in peace. Okay, that opening sentence isn’t one hundred percent true.  It’s more like I’m out on the porch hiding from … Continue reading

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What Would It Take To Make You Truly Happy?

A couple of interesting things happened at work yesterday, Modern Philosophers. We found out that we were all getting raises, and that the company was finally going to be able to contribute to our 401K accounts again. It’s not a … Continue reading

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Just Let Me Eat Cake!

The days that start out well are the ones that make me the most suspicious, Modern Philosophers. Deep Thoughts like that have earned me my toga and kept me out of a straitjacket. If you’re prepared for the worst, then … Continue reading

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Man Arrested For Assault After Hitting The Bottle

Rough days.  We’ve all had a few, Modern Philosophers. Maybe not as rough as Ryan Doyle, a Milford resident, who was arrested for assault this afternoon after police were called to the local Hannaford. Doyle, a lifelong Mainer, who other … Continue reading

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Wine: For When The Days Start To Bleed Together

I was so certain that today was Friday, Modern Philosophers, that I’m still having difficulty wrapping my brain around the fact that it’s not. I got off work early, and party animal that I am, I decided to go grocery … Continue reading

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I Advise You To Take The Fifth

Dear Modern Philosophers, Happy Sunday!  Hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day, and that there were no accidents related to the setting off of fireworks.  No one wants to spend the Fifth of July in the Emergency Room. I … Continue reading

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