Category Archives: Humor

RE-RUN FRIDAY

Since deer hunting in Wisconsin begins tomorrow and my husband is now getting ready for the trip down there, I’ve decided to re-post this article from 7/14/2017.  Hope you enjoy it again. My husband has many traits.  He is intelligent … Continue reading

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DOES CHRISTMAS COMES TOO SOON?

I love everything about Christmas – the lights and decorations, the fancy wrapping paper, the cookies and special treats -all of it.  Today I’m following Julies lead, who wrote about her experience taking her granddaughter to see Santa.  It stirred a … Continue reading

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FATTY, FATTY, TWO BY FOUR

When I hit puberty, my weight became a problem. I always looked for the easy way out.  Anything that would help me lose weight fast.  It didn’t matter if I ate the same thing every day – charted my caloric intake – … Continue reading

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HAPPY LABOR DAY

As my kids were growing up, Labor Day always signaled the end of summer and the beginning of another school year.  According to my mother, you put away the white pants, dresses and shoes until next Memorial Day.  I never quite … Continue reading

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TUPPERWARE LADY

I was a Tupperware lady.  In fact I became a manager of my own unit of salespeople, which gave me use of a company car.  I became one of these “party” girls early in our marriage. Our children still needed … Continue reading

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TAKE A VACATION!

One day, my husband entered the kitchen in his camouflage under armor and said, “I bet you can’t see me.”  My response was, “You’re right.  I bet if you take your shirt off, you’ll be half the man you used to be.”  … Continue reading

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TODAY IS MAY 31ST

With the end of May, comes the end of school; a short reprieve for teachers and students; time for parents to find things to occupy their kids for the next three months; the beginning of summer fun. Most teachers will … Continue reading

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DELIBERATE OBFUSCATION

OK, I admit it.  We’re old school.  We took our honeymoon trip using the AAA TripTik maps and tour guides.  So of course the same option was used again last year when we ventured down to S. Carolina for number … Continue reading

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MY MAD ADVENTURES WITH CARS

In just a little more than a week, I’ll be getting started on a new adventure.  I’ll be directing a children’s musical production of “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad.”  It’ll be fun going through someone else’s MAD adventures for … Continue reading

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NATIONAL FRUITCAKE TOSS DAY

This is a repost from 1/3/15 and actually National Fruitcake Toss Day is the first Saturday of January, so it isn’t really the right day, but funny enough to bear repeating. That poor old fruitcake has been sitting in a box … Continue reading

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FUNNY MEMORIES

As I unpacked those treasured ornaments from the past 53 years of marriage, memories began to pour into my head.  There were the handmade pieces; the delicate globes decorated with the names of each in our family; the store bought … Continue reading

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WINTER WONDERLAND

Last night as I went to rehearsal for an upcoming performance of “Willie Wonka,” the temperature was around 53 degrees.  A little rain fell during the day so the roads were wet, but it felt almost tropical for Minnesota.  During the … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTMAS MOUSE

POETRY FROM KATHY BOECHER FROM MY ARCHIVES© ‘Twas right before Christmas and in our simple old house, Not a creature was stirring except one small mouse, He wasn’t too big, but the sight made me cringe, A mouse in the … Continue reading

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MY FIRST BLACK FRIDAY EXPERIENCE

It all began with an early morning text from my granddaughter.  You see, it’s a tradition for her dad’s mother to shop on Black Friday with her grandchildren.  Bless her loving heart.  I’ve managed to stay clear of Black Friday … Continue reading

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POWER OF WORDS

r I don’t speak anything other than English, even though I took a couple years of Latin in high school a hundred years ago.  I did find those classes helpful in deciphering the meanings of many words in Webster’s Dictionary, … Continue reading

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LET’S TALK SQUIRRELS

The blazing oranges and crimson reds defy expletives.  Everything is enflamed with color at the moment.  In this season of change, we can’t help but notice the smallest of God’s creatures searching out their final reparation for the coming winter.  Great … Continue reading

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UPSTAIRS BATHROOM

Last year at this time, we were getting desperate.  Our old house had sold, we had downsized considerably and were still searching for a house that would suit our aging lifestyle.  We had limitations.  We wanted a house that was … Continue reading

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WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS – LAUGH!

There’s nothing like nose and glasses to make me chuckle.   In fact I once drove through a fast food drive through, wearing a pair. Of course a rubber chicken can also gets the same reaction.  I’m a born laugher.  My … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

I like the idea of the Swiss Cheese Diet.  If nothing else, everything you eat, would fall right out.  I’ve spent most of my life on a diet.  I didn’t start out fat.  I weighed in at 7 pounds 75 years ago. … Continue reading

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MULTI-TASKING?

It has come to my attention that I no longer possess the ability to multi-task.  Gone are the days when I could sew up to 50 costumes in a week, write a play or two, teach a class, plan meals … Continue reading

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