Category Archives: humor

‘Tis the Season to Boost the Immune System with Grins and Giggles (oldies but goodies). New Holiday Humor Series

  Phyllis Beveridge Nissila INTRODUCTION TO HOLIDAY HUMOR SERIES A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. (Proverbs 17:22) A friend of mine and I were discussing how tyrants dislike humor. And there seem to be a, ah, boat-load of … Continue reading

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On “God’s Signal” in a Noisy World Awash in Deception (and humor helps)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I’m no communications enthusiast nor am I employed in any of its industries. I have little patience, in fact, beyond, “Where is the knob to turn this thing on?” But more and more as age takes its … Continue reading

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No Joke–the Humor Police Are Out in Full Force; In Praise of Grins and Giggles; and a Guest Feature

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila NO JOKE When I first read, “It’s not funny anymore. Far-right extremists’ use of humor,” by Maik Faelitz and Reem Ahmed, “External Experts” from RAN (Radicalisation Awareness Network), a European Commission affiliate, I kept waiting for the … Continue reading

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What? Cancelling Dr. Seuss?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I just read that the works of “Dr. Seuss” (Theodore Geisel, 1904-1991) are among the latest cultural specimens to come under the woke-roscope (to offer a Seussian kind of word) in the cancel culture lab. Geisel was … Continue reading

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How Long Division Helped Relieve “COVID-19 Fatigue” and Clear Some Gloom

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila and Greg Beveridge UPDATE 2/26/21 Where the essay has an embedded “three dots to the left” (if your view does) of the text underneath “The Long Division” section, click on the dots for the full text which … Continue reading

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ATTENTION: Be the First on Your Block to Get the Magic 666 Band-Aid Tattoo!!

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila In the dystopian haze of a future near us… Moms and dads! Boys and girls (etc.)! From The Ministry of Health, Global Tracker Division, down at the NWO, comes the brand new, self-administered, Magic 666 Band-Aid Tattoo … Continue reading

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A Stack of Seven Fun and Heart-Warming Stories from Christmases Past

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila To lighten your spirits this holiday season, here is my gift to you: a “stack” of posts from Christmases past drawn from family stories.  Enjoy!      

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NEW SERIES: Immunity 2.0–ABOVE ALL, GUARD YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR

Keep your distance. pic.twitter.com/Mhgc1jeSPF — Praying Medic (@prayingmedic) September 4, 2020  

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How to Boost Your Immunities, 2020 Edition, Part 7–Humor, the Best Medicine (Wiz-CON-sin* Style)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 1–On Hearing Part 2–On Discerning Part 3–Perspectives from the Trenches  Part 4–Forewarned is Forearmed Part 5–DIY Retreat Part 6–Spiriual Immunity Part 8–Strategies Part 9–A Blessed Mindset *Wiz-CON-sin: The correct pronunciation of Wisconsin (WI), a state in … Continue reading

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From Boomerland: Finding Love After “A Certain Age”…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila WARNING: Gen-X-ers and below, you may wish to avert your imagination before proceeding because…parents and grandparents just…never…I mean, eeewww… My dear, long-term friend “Jan,” who has been widowed for several years, now, wants to get back in … Continue reading

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