Tag Archives: winter

Thawing The Brain Stem

It’s cold, Modern Philosophers. I don’t know why that still surprises me after fifteen years in Maine, but Snow Miser and his icy minions seem to sneak up on my every year. Just a couple of weeks ago, I went … Continue reading

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The Windblown Ice Balls of Bitter Change

The subtitle for this post, Modern Philosophers, is: Holy $%^&, It’s Cold! Maine doesn’t really mess around much with Autumn.  Summer slowly dies off, the leaves change color, and the air gets chilly enough to force you to wear a … Continue reading

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182 Days of Terror!

Day 53 — After more than seven weeks of purely psychological torment, the horror finally became real!  Woke up to white on the grass, cars, and some of the sidewalk.  It was snowing lightly when I went on my morning … Continue reading

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Not Today, Snow Miser!

Monday… The one day of the week You ain’t gonna wanna Mess with me! Not only Am I already in a horrible mood, But it’s also The day I’m most likely To maul The English language Because of My disgruntled … Continue reading

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There’s No 12 Step Program For A Maine Winter

Originally posted on Open Thought Vortex:
The calendars might say that spring has arrived where you live, but the seasons follow an entirely different schedule in Maine. A typical Maine winter begins in October and ends in March.? While the…

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New Study Says To Avoid Eating Yellow Snow

According to a new study published by Maine’s prestigious Western Maine Medical Center, it remains a very good idea to never eat yellow snow, Modern Philosophers. A team of scientists, led by Dr. Lisa Nolan, spent the past three years … Continue reading

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@#$% You, Snow Miser!

I had an emergency appointment with Dr. Jekyll today, Modern Philosophers, to deal with a sudden alarming flare up of my Post Traumatic Snow Disorder. This Winter has been much milder than its predecessor, so I haven’t needed to take … Continue reading

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