Tag Archives: winter

Blizzarding For The Seasonally Exhausted

I don’t know about you, Modern Philosophers, but I am so done with this winter.  It has left me physically exhausted, mentally drained, and once again questioning my decision to willing live inside the universe’s most annoying snow globe. As … Continue reading

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Losing My Frigidity

I am really starting to hate winter, Modern Philosophers. And for those smart asses who feel compelled to point out that I never should have moved to Maine if I hated winter, I will point out that I had a … Continue reading

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Smashing Icicles Rejuvenates The Soul

If I were ever to write a Self Help book, Modern Philosophers, it would borrow the title of this blog post. As I discovered after work today, smashing icicles really does rejuvenate the soul. You can simply trust me on … Continue reading

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Why Did I Move To The Arctic Circle?

“Why did I move to the Arctic Circle?” Aaron asked as he shivered on his bench on his side of the path. Holly sipped her coffee, stamped her feet to keep them warm, and stared across at her best friend … Continue reading

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Where The Ice Finally Ends

Today, I discovered where the ice finally ends, Modern Philosophers, and it has given me hope. Not just hope that Spring is on its way, but also hope that life is looking up in general. Since I’m being both literal … Continue reading

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Slip, Fall, Get Up, Repeat

We all slip and fall metaphorically, Modern Philosophers, and how we rebound from that adversity is very important. Does the same thing trip us up time and again?  Do we let the misstep bother us, or do we learn from … Continue reading

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The Unrelenting Snow Globe

Thanks for all the messages, Modern Philosophers, asking me where I’ve vanished to since I haven’t blogged in ages. It’s nice to know someone would call the police to check The House on the Hill for a frozen corpse should … Continue reading

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The Shortest Day of the Year

Happy Winter Solstice, Modern Philosophers! The shortest day of the year is upon us, which means things are only going to look up from here.  We’re also on Day 82 of the 182 Days of Terror, aka Winter in Maine, … Continue reading

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Searching For Motivation In The Snow

My love/hate relationship with running has taken on an “I think we should see other people” status recently, Modern Philosophers. Winter is always a difficult time to stay motivated with my running program.  I always used to take winters off, … Continue reading

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Hey, Why The Long Week?

The season hasn’t even officially begun yet, but it’s already been a miserable winter, Modern Philosophers. I was texting a friend yesterday, and admitted that it had been a long, stressful week.  When she asked why I felt that way, … Continue reading

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