Archives: Humor

Mindfulness and Laughter: Gaining Clarity While Giggling

Life is funny. Throughout the day, there are plenty of humorous moments that we tend to ignore. We get so caught up in being earnest that we miss opportunities to gain clarity while giggling. Sure, there are times when it is considered inappropriate to laugh, but if we’re honest, we’ll see that if we’re suppressing • Read More »


What Whine Goes With Cooked Goose

Some who know me suggest I might be a wee bit absentminded at times. I prefer to think of it as simply being actively engaged in processing thoughts; giving the tiny gray cells a good workout. My motto: Don’t hate me because I’m thoughtful. I must admit to a certain aura of preoccupation at times. • Read More »


10 Things You Never Seem To Find

Or, wherefore art thou? By: Theolonius McTavish, a permanently “lost” soul who hangs out at the “lost-and-found” for companionship, (especially when he can’t remember what he’s looking for or where he can find his reason for being). There are some things you never seem to find when you’re just meandering along minding your own business, • Read More »


Bring Out Your Inner Romeo Or Juliet

— Or, where to find a romantic rendez-vous to reconnoiter? – By Theolonius McTavish, currently a ribald roving reporter (with an abiding interest in arcane topics like curious, odd, or downright postively playful placenames), and part-time errant carpet knight, (a left-over piece of Karma from a previous lifetime) Valentine’s Day is rolling around again. What • Read More »



Writing Humor

A major part of the problem with writing humor is that humor is very subjective; what one reader sees as hilarious, another will view as stupid. Thus, no matter how good a humor writer you are, you always have the disadvantage that many readers will think your stuff is dumb. While this caveat applies to • Read More »


The Holy Speeding Ticket

I’m a sheriff’s chaplain now, but used to be a police chaplain, and also a part time police officer in a small rural town. There are some interesting stories that have taken place with this duty as an officer. Here is one of them. One evening while I was on community patrol, I happened to • Read More »


18 Funny Friendship Quotes To Make You Laugh

No one can make you laugh quite the way your friends can, and there’s nothing like sharing a few funny friendship quotes with those closest to you to make your day shine a bit brighter. Here are 18 of my favorite funny friendship quotes to share with those you love. I hope you enjoy these • Read More »


The Atheist and the Bear

An Atheist was taking a walk through the woods. “What majestic trees! What powerful rivers! What beautiful animals!” he said to himself. As he was walking alongside the river he heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. He turned to look. He saw a 7 foot grizzly charge towards him. He ran as fast • Read More »


The North and South

The North has Bloomingdale’s, the South has Dollar General. The North has coffee houses, the South has Waffle Houses. The North has dating services, the South has family reunions. The North has switchblade knives; the South has Lee Press-on Nails. The North has double last names; the South has double first names. The North has • Read More »