Category: Memories

Resurrection Buns

It is interesting how each of us have different memories which turn into traditions or anti- traditions. I grew up the oldest and hated Easter egg hunts because I always had to hunt in a separate room from my siblings. On the flip side, I love many of the traditions of Easter and was once…

By Mirm April 20, 2020 0

This is Us is Us!

Grief is part of the landscape of life. It made itself at home long ago and yet I realized its presence in a profound way when my life partner left earth. It is always there and I ignore it in the same way that I function with a low grade headache or keep eating popcorn…

By Mirm February 7, 2018 1

Floods and Puddles

My mind flooded with thoughts of a woman I never met. Today would have been Jim’s moms 91st birthday.  How do I know that?!  Why can’t I let some of those little dates go?  Her only brother will be buried next week and I wonder if I should go and take some sand from Barbados.  Anyway,…

By Mirm May 8, 2017 0

It’s My Birthday!

Do you know what day it is? It is National Encouragement Day!  National Chocolate Milkshake day, Police Woman Day and National Video Games Day! It is also the day that I was born.  I share this day with Jennifer Hudson, Maurice Chevalier, Madame Curie, Henry Husdon and Bob Brouwer among others. Birthdays are one day we…

By Mirm September 12, 2016 0

My $65 Education

This story Jim often told and it was published in a book titled “College Faith 3”. Ed by Ronald Alan Knott. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews univeristy Press. 2006. excerpt by James W mohler. Chair, Christian Ministries Dept. Trinity Int. University, Deerfield IL As a young man just out of high school,I found the cost of…

By Mirm July 5, 2013 0