Category: Random Thoughts

Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics are going on and I am once again mesmerized by the skill, the talent and the inspiration of such focused and driven athletes. Of course to be good at anything, whether it is sports, academics, music, etc. the key is practice. Over and over again. Practice makes progress. And watching others…

By Mirm February 5, 2022 0

I Matter

Well – it happened. I am officially old. I am really stunned at this latest change that occurred in my life this week. It really was only made official this week but it has been a reality I have been denying for some time. One of the things the pandemic has done is push back…

By Mirm January 28, 2022 0

What’s new?

Sometimes I cannot seem to creatively crawl out of my ordinary. The task of getting through the day’s chores is about all I can handle and then I just box up my brain and save it for the next day. I think this is a rut that I am ready to leave but the problem…

By Mirm January 9, 2022 0

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

This is the word from Mary Poppins that one is encouraged to use when they cannot think of anything else to say. Maybe this is a nonce word but it could also be an example of an hapax legomenon. A nonce is a spontaneously made up word for a specific situation. An hapax legomenon (aka…

By Mirm October 8, 2021 0

A new lampshade

One thing about binge watching all the shows on Magnolia Network, Discovery plus and other related platforms is the possibility of becoming dissatisfied with what is, of wanting something different or more. Spending money on things for self rather than generously sharing with those who need shoes, water and food is already easy enough to…

By Mirm October 5, 2021 0

no more laryngitis

Back in February I “broke” my blog. It has been down until now. It may seem like I lost my voice; In some ways I had, yet I also kept writing without opportunity for “public consumption”. I am slowly posting some of the thoughts and posts I wrote over the last 6 months. I will…

By Mirm August 21, 2021 0

Slow Motion

Random thought of the day: Maybe because I am a sports fan, maybe because I feel like we are moving in such a fast pace, but every once in awhile I wish we could rewind and watch some things over in slow motion. Sometimes I want to rewind to rewatch some spectacular catch or homerun…

By Mirm July 29, 2021 0

To Die Knowing

Oddly enough one of our pastors wants to “die knowing”; in other words, he wants to be fully awake and conscious that he is dying. I have to think that is an interesting thing to think about. Who thinks of stuff like that? Perhaps it is a better option than not planning for death at…

By Mirm June 17, 2021 0