Category: Family

Happy 25 Amanda

Dear Amanda, I know you’re my only daughter-in-law, but you’re still my favorite! Though you weren’t born into our family, you were born to be part of it and I feel like I got a great gift when Clayton chose you as his life partner. One quarter of a century. One fourth of “my kids”.…

By Mirm January 5, 2024 0

Famiy Friday #1 The beginning

Ok, I am not sure about this or whether or not I will keep it up but I need to build consistency into my writing times. Connor’s grandfather wrote a “memoir” through StoryWorth prompts and Emily was saying how she really wanted some more things from her dad. I don’t want to invest in another…

By Mirm January 5, 2024 0

Happy Birthday Jim #68

Jim, Your high school reunion was this year. I was asked if I would like to attend in your honor. which says a great deal about how valued you were that they still miss you and wish you were around to celebrate with them. (I didn’t go because I was in RI when it happened).…

By Mirm November 8, 2023 2

Now I’m 64

Sometimes I am really weird… yeah okay I am always weird but sometimes it is more visible …. I completely embarrassed my kids by cranking up the volume on spotify and singing my own version in the middle of a crowded Rutabegorz! https://www.instagram.com/reel/CxHyLQsuYqji3OIaltR8tGMI0WF9bj-1ygiX_o0/ Now I’m 64 (a parody of the Beatles When I’m Sixty-Four) Now…

By Mirm September 12, 2023 1

A Marriage Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, We are grateful for the way your Spirit moves in our lives and directs our every step. Thank you for the ways you have created Clayton and Amanda and brought them together. Thank you for the homes they came from, the love they experienced there, the principles they were taught there, their…

By Mirm June 4, 2023 1