Art by Paul Boecher©

I tried posting this yesterday with my husband’s art work, but for some reason had problems doing so.  Trying again today.

I listen to the sounds –

the crashing of the large containers as they are transferred to waiting freight trains.

The rat- a- tat of the nail gun as a new roof is installed.

The gentle breeze wafting its way through the trees – tickling them as she passes.

The laughter of a young child – the angry groan of a car starting.

Birds chirping – doors slamming – the classical music emoting from the radio.

Distant sounds of traffic – an occasional jet flying overhead – the whir of a helicopter.

Sounds of the city – always motion – always life – sometimes confusion

And yet these sounds don’t agitate – they let you know the world is still alive.




As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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4 Responses to CITY SOUNDS

  1. Terri says:

    I feel as if I can hear truly hear the city from your words. And your husbands art is beautiful! Great post!

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  2. Lionel Sneed says:

    I love this!!!

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