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The Big Turnaround

I posted a photo of this tree on Facebook the other day, Modern Philosophers, and explained that I think of this as my Turnaround Tree. Whenever I arrive at this landmark on my morning run, I know it’s time to … Continue reading

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It’s Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day, Modern Philosophers. My Dad died when I was 19, so I’ve spent more Father’s Days without him than with him.  Even though he’s not around to celebrate on this holiday, he is most certainly in my thoughts. … Continue reading

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Relax…It’s A Holiday

It’s Memorial Day, Modern Philosophers. So many people asked me about my weekend plans, and my answer was very clear: I plan to spend it not working. Because that’s all I really care about on a holiday.  I’m just thrilled … Continue reading

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10 Miles Alone With My Thoughts

I ran ten miles this morning, Modern Philosophers, and, boy, is my brain tired! Ten miles is a long time to be alone with my thoughts.  While most runners I know prefer to listen to music out on the road, … Continue reading

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The Writer Awakens

Today was what President Trump might refer to as a real s**thole Friday, Modern Philosophers. Suffice it to say I had a minor meltdown during my lunchtime walk, finally letting out a huge chunk of the stress that has been … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Per a notice from WordPress, yesterday was this blog’s fifth birthday, Modern Philosophers. And all I can think is… What’s next? The blog was supposed to be a temporary distraction.  Rachel, aka The Girl Who Went Away, insisted I start … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Hurt To Just Try

Much like a twelve year old girl, I usually take a selfie after my morning run, Modern Philosophers, and post it on Facebook.  There are many reasons for this: The photo offers proof of life, and lets my friends know … Continue reading

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