Tag Archives: humor

15 Minutes

With the holidays approaching, it seemed appropriate to crack open a classic Christmas tale to regale Muse readers. Please bear in mind that this is a true story (as are all the stories that appear in the Muse). If necessity … Continue reading

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Rigors of the Day

In the following article, the names have been changed to protect the guilty It was a tense discussion in the Portland Teen Challenge office. We had run into some unforeseen difficulties over the course of the morning

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Welcome to Teen Challenge

I set off the alarm at the Portland Teen Challenge Center this morning. For two weeks I have been doing internship work here and steadily picking up the accoutrements of the job (keys, various duties, briefings, etc.). But this morning … Continue reading

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God’s Intolerable Humor

We all like to laugh at creatures like the armadillo, the duck-billed platypus and those deep-water fish that look like they’re perishing from some horrible disease even when they’re perfectly healthy. But funny-looking animals are just one example of God’s … Continue reading

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