Tag Archives: summer vacation

Vacating Reality

It was an overcast Sunday morning along the Penobscot River.  For the first time in what seemed like an eternity, the temperature had dipped below 60 degrees. Holly reacted to this temperature change by wearing a wind breaker and ordering … Continue reading

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Chicken a la Vacation

I’m on vacation, Modern Philosophers. As always, people are asking me what I’m doing for my vacation. Just like I always do, I tell them: “Not going to work”. I have a tendency to select the Creative Introvert’s Vacation Package: … Continue reading

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Two Many Cakes?

I walked into work today expecting the worst, Modern Philosophers. I know it’s Friday, which is usually a favorable day of the week, but it was also my last day of work before vacation. You know how such days often … Continue reading

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Three Day Weekends Are The Bomb

Please excuse me, Modern Philosophers, if I’m not using hip, modern lingo properly.  After all, I am just a quirky introvert who rarely leaves the safe confines of The House on the Hill.  So I don’t rub elbows with trend … Continue reading

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Waking Up On Vacation

Not much beats the feeling of waking up and realizing that you are on vacation, Modern Philosophers. Don’t be jealous.  I work very hard and I deserve a little time off to rest my brain. Let’s be honest, though.  I’m … Continue reading

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Last Day of Vacation Blues

I couldn’t get out of my pajamas this morning, Modern Philosophers. And it wasn’t because I’d suddenly forgotten how to undress myself.  Today is the last day of my vacation, and I figured if I never changed out of my … Continue reading

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Going Back Is Hell

“Are you excited about going back to work on Tuesday?” The Devil asked, as what only could be described as a devilish grin danced across his handsome face. As always, he was dressed in an impeccably tailored suit and looked … Continue reading

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No Pitchforks!

The Devil glared at me defiantly from the doorway to the living room. As always, he was dressed in an impeccably tailored suit, but today, he also wore a frown and had his arms crossed over his chest. He looked … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in August

Since anything can happen on vacation, Modern Philosophers, I decided to make today Thanksgiving. No, I didn’t dress up as a Pilgrim and watch football all day like I normally do on National Turkey Day, but I did make the … Continue reading

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Vacation Domination!

All you need to know right now, Modern Philosophers, is that I am officially on vacation! It’s be a long, trying, heartbreaking, exhausting summer and I need the next ten days to recharge my batteries and feel normal again. Or … Continue reading

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