Family Fridays #20 Church Families

My parents are not from California and so when we migrated west we were far away from people who shared our DNA.  We did maintain relationships with our southern roots and our family on the east coast as we made regular treks to visit them   (the added bonus was learning about the country by traveling…

By Mirm May 24, 2024 0

Some Thoughts on My Travels

I have a few thoughts on my recent trip to central Europe. They are random and shared as post travel musings. I used to buy lots of souvenirs but after purging my house and life I decided to be more selective about what tangible things I got to remind me of my trip. Emotions have…

By Mirm May 22, 2024 0

Family Fridays #19 Aunts

Does anyone else out there have one of “those” aunts?! There are all kinds of aunts, of course, but I am referring to the kind of aunt that pinches your cheeks, squeezes you tight or give little tickles. The kind that buys you books and teaches you things such as how to bake or create…

By Mirm May 17, 2024 0

Mother’s Day 2024

Today I was asked an interesting question by my daughter in love. “What do you like about being a mom?” Of course what I love is not being “A” mom but who I get to mother!  I love being Clayton and Emily’s mom! They are the 2 amazing people God gave Jim and I to…

By Mirm May 12, 2024 0

Family Fridays #16 & 17

I was in Europe for April 26 & May 3 This is what I wrote in my journal April 26 – I see people traveling as couples and families, people of all ages and nationalities. I hear a variety of languages and many types of bags, jackets and modes of transportation. I wonder what drew…

By Mirm May 9, 2024 0

Triple Trip 2024

April 22- May 8, 2024 Ann Withers and Lauren Sopp turned 60 so we took a trip to celebrate. Here are the stats and highlights of our trip to Central Europe. April 22-23.. Planes Trains and Automobiles. Waited too long for a flight delay and the worst plane food ever.  Once we got to Munich…

By Mirm May 9, 2024 0

Family Friday #15 Vacation

Growing up the Moses Family went on vacations. In the summer we went to family camp at Forest Home. For our main vacation we usually went across the country to see our relatives and because we were a family of 6 we usually drove. My dad drove the car and my mom drove dad crazy…

By Mirm April 19, 2024 0

To Vent or Not to Vent

So, I think I have crossed the line from venting to complaining! Why else would I be processing which I am doing? I think there is an internal gauge that knows the difference between sharing frustration and being mad about or at that situation/person. Perhaps it is human nature to see things from a selfish…

By Mirm April 9, 2024 0