Category: Random Thoughts

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

When and While

When this pandemic is over, then … When  my kids are raised, then…. When I finish, then … When I retire, then … Why do I live this way? I know better than that. I know in my head and my heart that everyone is as happy as they choose to be. Everyone makes time…

By Mirm April 17, 2021 0

National Battery Day

So today seems like a good day to tell you the recent encounter I experienced with my parents regarding their TV remote. I usually visit them and help out once a week or so. Last week when I stopped by my mom asked in her normally sassy way if I could fix the TV. When…

By Mirm February 18, 2021 0

When did truth die?

It switched from absolute to relative to personal before it disappeared all together. It feels to me like lying has become truth and murder respectable. I am not talking about the spin culture has put on lying to make it acceptable as in marketing, propaganda and advertising, but I could because people have learned to…

By Mirm February 16, 2021 0