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Monday Mimisms ~ Happy Me

09/13/2015 16:20:00 PM

Shopping happyI'm happy.It has occurred to me lately that this is so.

Monday Mimisms ~ Blog4Peace is Nov 4, 2015

09/07/2015 19:32:00 PM

Good afternoon, Peace Bloggers. It's that wonderful time of year again! Less than 60 days from now, peace people young and old, near and far, neighbors and folks on the other side of the globe will come together in a day of peace and co ...

Summar Solace ~ Turn It Up

08/15/2015 18:52:00 PM

Attending a concert with my brotherThere was something in the water works at the beginning of this season. I left my exhausting job temporarily in the dust and vowed to sweep the cobwebs clean. At least for a few months. Have you ever had an ...

Just Peachy

08/13/2015 21:22:00 PM

I'm making a peach and blueberry deep dish pie tonight. With Stevia instead of sugar (for the diabetics of the world). I twisted an old recipe of my grandmother's into something "healthier."I should have eaten it BEFORE I baked it.

Monday Mimisms ~ Life In The Red Lane

08/10/2015 13:00:00 PM

Once upon a short time ago I wore this groovy red fabric with a string of white pearls.

I'd Like To Carry A River In My Pocket

07/08/2015 23:36:00 PM

When I stood by this water last November on Blog4Peace day, conjuring peace words and thinking on all the positive energy spinning throughout the world on our peace globes, I should have remembered to bring a few stones home with me for days ...

Monday Mimisms ~ Whose Words Will Win?

06/29/2015 17:31:00 PM

There's a small piece of parchment paper that I keep on my writing desk. I'm holding it here.

Fishing For Sharks

04/05/2015 16:51:00 PM

Baby Beans and I walked on the river rocks yesterday. It was slightly blustery and beautifully quiet. Three people fishing, a few walkers on the nature trail, and one "Mimi" trying to shhhhhhhoosh a talkative three-year-old squirming river rock ...

The Recipe Box

03/29/2015 17:15:00 PM

Everything we do in life is about relationship. Our actions say little about what we're actually doing, and everything about why we are doing it.

Will The Real Spring Please Show Up?

03/29/2015 10:40:00 AM

Hello Snow

02/26/2015 09:39:00 AM

Bloggingham is covered in beautiful snow.

French Drains and Ice

02/19/2015 13:30:00 PM

Bloggingham is under a sheet of ice. For the past three days! I am sick of it and itching to get out into the sunshine. More wintry weather is on the way tomorrow. The temps this morning were sub zero (-7 wind chill)!!! This is NOT pencil skirt ...

It's The Medical Snafu Of The Century

02/11/2015 22:48:00 PM

I'm glad you asked. During the time I blogger-slacked, as it were, I learned to cook.Let me clarify. I learned to cook better than I did before. This did not come from a sudden interest in pots and pans. The metamorphosis occurred when diabetes ...

Monday Mimisms ~ I Had Two Friends

02/09/2015 22:45:00 PM

When you follow and fall in shadowsdarkness seems to blind the light You only see slivers and glimpsesafraid to walk through a curtain of

I Miss Blogging

02/08/2015 17:32:00 PM

So.I miss blogging. I miss my blog. I miss Mimi Writes. I miss Homer The Palace Dog and Persian Patticakes, my imaginary cat. I miss all the characters I created here....Mimi Queen of Memes, Mimi Pencil Skirt... Sometimes I even miss the Dungeon! ...

Chilly Calls For Chili ~ My Bloggingham Recipe

01/24/2015 13:37:00 PM

So. Here's the plan. I'm cold. I want chili. I want homemade chili from my own Stone Age crockpot smelling up the castle all day long. That kind of chili. I carefully executed my plan by going to the store last night for supplies. The rainy ...

Even Saint Anthony Can't Find It

01/18/2015 11:54:00 AM

I've never lost anything quite so completely.Somewhere in the moated walls of Bloggingham, an electronic device is laughing at me. Perhaps porcelain Baby Jesus, packed up in his annual Christmas box, is using it to watch The Young And The Hopeless; ...

Happy New Year 2015!

12/31/2014 19:21:00 PM

I Am Sure, Quite Sure, That Today Is Not My Birthday

11/29/2014 10:14:00 AM

Can't you see that post title up there, Homer. It is NOT my birthday!

Dona Nobis Pacem ~ Words In The Hands of Love

11/03/2014 22:44:00 PM

Come To The River ~ Words in The Hands of LoveHe was hobbling along on the side of the road with a long brown cane in his left hand and a gray plastic bag in the other. Trying to stay on the shoulder and out of traffic. I rounded the curve just ...

The Eve of Dona Nobis Pacem ~ Queen Calls For Globes

11/02/2014 19:40:00 PM

Somewhere in the world tonight, Dona Nobis Pacem in the blogosphere is dawning.

The Doll Box and Way of The Pansy

11/01/2014 17:12:00 PM

Five Days Until BlogBlast For Peace

10/30/2014 23:07:00 PM

How The Blog4Peace Movement Began

10/29/2014 19:46:00 PM

Papa's marbles

This Is Why I Blog For Peace

10/26/2014 15:36:00 PM

How To Blog For Peace on Social Media

10/24/2014 19:38:00 PM

Currently Cooking In The Peace Globe Pot!

10/20/2014 22:20:00 PM

Blog4Peace is just a couple of weeks away! Nov 4th is the day we blog for peace. I am looking forward to seeing what you come up with and how you represent your homes, communities, and world. Our theme this year is "peace in the hands of lo ...

30 Days Until BlogBlast For Peace (Blog4Peace) ~ Join In

10/05/2014 00:09:00 AM

BlogBlast For Peace is Nov 4, 2014. Thirty days from today you will see little blue peace globes flying across the blogosphere. Writers and bloggers from most every nation will write in a similar vein, renewing a commitment to speak peace, love ...

Day 12 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ If You Could Only See Me

09/28/2014 21:04:00 PM

Life is a busy mad dash. Most days we rush around in an endless circle of tasks completed/ tasks-to-do mode as if our very lives depended on checking things off the sainted To-Do list. Accomplishing tasks makes us feel important, successful, ...

Monday Mimisms ~ Bumpety Boo Strikes Again

09/28/2014 20:34:00 PM

Sunday ~ Five Things I Am Grateful For Todaymade by Mimi's Baby Boymade by Baby Boy1. A surprise visit from my Baby Boy! How did he know I needed that today?2. That his new love is reading3. That he loves school and his teacher4. That after ...

Day 11 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ Stand In Your Peace

09/27/2014 20:17:00 PM

Day 10 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ Hunker Down

09/27/2014 17:35:00 PM

Day 9 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ Families Are Blessed When Their Young Love Peace

09/27/2014 17:03:00 PM

Created by Inigo Boy in the Philippines and UAE

Day 8 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ There is a Master Plan Just For You

09/27/2014 16:32:00 PM

Day 7 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ Don't Be A Fruitloop

09/21/2014 21:59:00 PM

Day 6 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace Challenge ~ Trees Are People Too

09/21/2014 21:29:00 PM

Day 5 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace Challenge ~ Weigh Your Words

09/21/2014 20:06:00 PM

I've noticed something lately. Now that I am writing down one peace thought each day and five reasons to be grateful, I'm more careful with my words.

Day 4 ~ 60 Ways 2 Peace ~ Good vs. Evil

09/21/2014 13:18:00 PM

Have you noticed? The planet needs kindness. We're tired of the same 'ole weary dreary violent-splashed news stories. You don't have to be an ostrich. Be aware and alert of the madness. Educate yourself. Be in the know. But also know that kindness ...

Day 3 ~ The 60 Ways 2 Peace Challenge ~ Bless People Anyway

09/21/2014 12:51:00 PM

Day 2 ~ The 60 Ways 2 Peace Challenge ~ Always Listen To The Somethings

09/13/2014 19:59:00 PM

Do you know how it feels to be at odds with someone? To have unfinished business? Unsaid words? I hate that feeling. Unfinished business causes unrest and there is no peace. There are times when it's necessary to cut people out of your life ...

The 60 Ways 2 Peace Challenge ~ Day One

09/13/2014 19:33:00 PM

Peace bloggers everywhere are participating in the #60Ways2Peace Challenge - including me.

BlogBlast For Peace Nov 4 ~ The 60 Ways 2 Peace Challenge

09/13/2014 15:37:00 PM

There are thousands of peace bloggers in the world today. They come from six continents and 202 countries and territories.

Lemon Pepper Dosey-Do Chicken. I May Be a Real Cookery Now.

09/13/2014 14:58:00 PM

My recipe for Lemon Pepper Dosey-Do Chicken has made it to the Health section of You longtime bloggers know that the Virgin Mary Herself must have been involved in the invoking of this miracle. Mimi? In a cooking article?


08/27/2014 09:00:00 AM

Day 31 ~

St. Anthony, St. Anthony, Please Look Around...

08/24/2014 07:00:00 AM

Day 30 ~ August 6WednesdayFive Things I Am Grateful For Today

Blue Skies and a Little Highway

08/23/2014 21:17:00 PM

a short driveinto this kind of bluemakes heaven a little closerto homeJoin us for BlogBlast For Peace Nov 4, 2014Like Our Facebook PagePeace Store Pin It BlogBlast For Peace November 4 ~ Join us!

Some People....

08/23/2014 09:00:00 AM

Some Treasures Are Made of Crooked Smiles

08/22/2014 06:00:00 AM

Day 28 ~

Inspiration From the Universe

08/22/2014 05:30:00 AM

Day 27

Thongs and Things

08/21/2014 09:00:00 AM

Day 26 ~ August 3SundayFive Things I Am Grateful For Today

Look Around and Count Your Blessings

08/20/2014 08:30:00 AM

Day 25 ~ August 2

Somebody Kick My Prissy Behind

08/19/2014 08:00:00 AM

Day 24 ~ August 1 ~ Friday

Progress In The War On Sugar

08/18/2014 06:30:00 AM

Oh yes, It was an epic lost.

08/17/2014 07:00:00 AM

Day 22 ~ July 30

Computers and Penny Jars

08/16/2014 06:30:00 AM

Day 21 ~

Sunshine On My Shoulders

08/15/2014 07:30:00 AM

Have You Ever Walked On a Dam?

08/14/2014 08:30:00 AM

Day 19 ~ July 27SundayFive Things I Am Grateful For Today 1. Road trips. Even short ones. 2. Six cleaned-out kitchen drawers!!!! Oh, the junk. 3. Two empty Sarah McLachlan Mirrorball CD cases. I bought two just in case I lost one and there ...

Water In The Sky

08/13/2014 09:00:00 AM

Day 18 ~ SaturdayJuly 26Five Things I Am Grateful For 1. Clean well water 2. Black ground pepper 3. Windows that open to breezes 4. 6am stillness

Can Someone Say Peanut Butter?

08/12/2014 08:00:00 AM

Day 17 ~ July 25FridayFive Things I Am Grateful For 1. My handwriting. Because it reminds me of my mother. Do you have cursive writing like your mother's? 2. Summer hugs from former students in the grocery store. It's amazing how they loooooove ...

Shells and Sheets

08/11/2014 16:00:00 PM

Day 15 ~ July 23Wednesday

Monday Mimisms ~ Rottweiler Road

08/10/2014 17:33:00 PM

We were driving down this road on an impromptu adventure.

Pass The Salt

08/10/2014 14:00:00 PM

It's Time For Some Fresh Brewed Indignation

08/09/2014 20:40:00 PM

Saturday ~ August 9Five Things I Am Grateful For Today1. Fresh brewed iced tea (with Stevia and lemon)2. Non-judgmental people3. Tempered indignation. What a religiosity-filled connotation that word brings. That is not my intent.

Hats and Sassy People!

07/30/2014 09:00:00 AM

Dreams In a Cup

07/29/2014 21:19:00 PM

Day 13 ~ July 21Monday Five Things I Am Grateful For

Green Band-Aid BooBoos and Lightning Bugs

07/27/2014 11:57:00 AM

Day 11 ~ July 19

Cinnamon Shakers and Porcelain Clocks

07/18/2014 21:46:00 PM

Day 10 ~ July 18Friday ~ Five Things I Am Grateful For 1. My friend and colleague of 20 years, who stumbled upon a houseful of antiques and picked things out just for me (when she could have kept them for herself)....It was like Christmas ...

Letters and Lemons

07/16/2014 21:15:00 PM

Day 8 ~ July 16Wednesday ~ Five Things I Am Grateful For Today1. That you are here reading my thoughts.

I'll Have The Water With Lemon, Please

07/14/2014 21:53:00 PM

Day 6 ~ July 14, 2014Five Things I Am Grateful For Today1. For the nice mail carrier who drove through the tree branches, up to Bloggingham's door and rang the bell to leave packages and letters.....because...let's all say it ...

I Can't Believe I Put My Pajamas on Facebook

07/13/2014 20:07:00 PM

Day 5 ~ July 14, 2014Sunday - Five Things I Am Grateful For Today

My Powerball Ticket Didn't Win. I am so thankful!

07/12/2014 21:09:00 PM

Day 3 ~ July 11

The Five Things Gratitude Challenge

07/11/2014 11:07:00 AM

Nature is a reason to be grateful

Monday Mimisms ~ The Boy With The Tousled Hair

07/06/2014 17:59:00 PM

The Homeless In My Town. Have You Seen Them?

06/18/2014 12:14:00 PM

I was there to have my iPhone examined. Nothing else. Just a quick fix and get out.

Memorial Day 2014 - What Is It Worth?

05/25/2014 20:42:00 PM

Tonight I will rest my head on a pillow of safetyknowing that freedom has been bought and paid forby the sacrifice of men and womenwho valued that freedom enough to risk everything they hadto keep itfor mefor youfor all of us U.S. Airmen with ...

After Easter Fun

04/20/2014 21:23:00 PM

This is what happens when I'm left to my own devices with a bowl of strawberries. I make peacesotospeakThey didn't seem to mind.For my next trick I will pleace bananas.That's peace + peel for all you non-blog speakers.Join us for BlogBlast For ...

Monday Mimisms ~ The 411 on 4/14/14

04/13/2014 22:19:00 PM

Monday Mimisms ~ Curl Power

04/06/2014 21:27:00 PM

It had to be done.I looked around.No one here but Homer...Where IS that dog??!

I'm Published

03/31/2014 22:10:00 PM

It has not escaped my attention that my first poem publication lands on April Fool's Day. While at first this caused a tad bit of concern, I now have to wonder, given my history in the strange-twists-and-turns-of-life thread running wild and ...

Monday Mimisms ~ It Only Works In The South

03/30/2014 20:57:00 PM

This chandelier is made of empty milk bottles!Have you ever tried to solve the world's problems over a cup of coffee and a stiff shot of banana-caramel pudding?

Monday Mimisms ~ Behind The Drugstore Door

03/09/2014 18:14:00 PM

"Oh my! You were standing so still I thought you were a mannequin!" said the bleary-eyed man in the store of sleep deprived and grouchy people. No electricity will do that to a crowd. Such is the ice storm we are recovering from and that is ...

Monday Mimisms ~ I Have Turned Into My Mother

02/23/2014 20:20:00 PM

I swore I would NOT turn into my mother.And what have I done?Turned into my mother.Daffodils blooming in Bloggingham todayYou see it goes like this...After I was married and out on my own (barely out of diapers I was) we would visit my parents ...

The Beauty of Winter Storm Pax

02/13/2014 21:07:00 PM

Bloggingham is covered with 10 inches of snow and ice. It is the perfect storm of peace. One of the most beautiful snowfalls I've ever seen. Winter Pax. Winter Peace. I'm there.Come along with me.Bundle upNow let's go in for hot chocolate.P ...

Monday Mimisms ~ Red Hats and Carnal Conversations

02/09/2014 16:28:00 PM

I've decided to make peace with the snow.

Monday Mimisms ~ My Apologies To The Denver Broncos

02/02/2014 21:44:00 PM

I'll admit. I do not have a favorite team. I did not plan to watch Superbowl 2014 at all. I wanted to listen to the incredible lyric soprano, Renee Fleming, sing the Star-Spangled Banner and go shopping as soon as she broke through the stratosphere ...

Monday Mimisms ~ Thank you for this lovely nomination

01/27/2014 15:30:00 PM

Oh my. I've been nominated for a 100 Best Bloggers 2014. Oh joy!

Mimi In A Minute #32 ~ I Blame It On The Polar Vortex

01/25/2014 22:01:00 PM

These things keep me up at night. They give me a headache.I just need sixty seconds of your time to unclog my pencil brain so that I can get some sleep.

We're Too Small To Stop The Rain

01/25/2014 09:56:00 AM

Monday Mimisms ~ Martin's Words and Gandhi's Fire

01/20/2014 15:00:00 PM

In 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end racial discrimination and segregation through the avenues of civil disobedience and other non-violent means. He was also awarded the Catholic Pacem in Terris ...

Tremaine and His Magic Fruit

01/02/2014 18:56:00 PM

Merry Christmas from My Tree to Yours

12/24/2013 10:34:00 AM

Monday Mimisms ~ Don't Play With Your Food

12/15/2013 23:51:00 PM

Baby Beans is learning new words and phrases. He loves to say, "Oh man!"

Monday Mimisms ~ Sometimes Life Is Tangled

12/09/2013 00:55:00 AM

If who we perceive ourselves to beis the opposite of who we really are then mirrors don't lie we

Dona Nobis Pacem ~ The Woman Of Leaves

11/03/2013 22:04:00 PM

Share!Welcome to Blog4Peace 2013! This is my peace post. Please leave your links in the Mr. Linky

Announcing BlogBlast For Peace 2013 ~ How To Get Your Peace Globe and Blog4Peace

11/02/2013 18:00:00 PM

Share!Welcome to the 10th launch of BlogBlast For Peace aka Blog4peace and The Peace Globe Movement! On November 4, 2013 bloggers from all over the world will blog for peace. It's a launch! I believe that if words are powerful...this matters. ...

Queen Calls For Peace Globes

11/02/2013 11:02:00 AM

Somewhere in the wee hours of the morning I realized that no matter what is happening in my life, peace globes will happen in two days. It will go on. We will go on. And we will speak Nov 4.

International Multilingual Peace Globes For YOU!

10/30/2013 20:44:00 PM

For the first time ever we have international multilingual peace globes in the following languages!French, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic. Many thanks to Sachiko Ueyama in Oakland, California for creating them for us.

Run, Girl, Run!

10/26/2013 14:14:00 PM

Whatever I encounter in my life today, whatever comes my way, whatever bridge I cross or river I run through, let my vision be clear; let it be laden with stepping stones of peace and mercy before I set my foot upon it, let my path be filled ...

Willing A Planet To Peace

10/22/2013 19:37:00 PM

Well.I would say, Dear Ones, that it is time to blog peace.I would say that I am smitten at this momentwith the idea of peacebecause I need it soin my own lifein the lives of those I loveburied deep in the burrows of the world we liveI want ...