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YOU ARE THE VINE …

      ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© John 5:1  “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.” I want to know you, Lord.  I want to feel your arms around me, comforting, protecting, … Continue reading

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SITTING ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY

A lazy Saturday morning, as waves crash on the shore, Watching as anchors are lifted, in search of something more, Wind arches within snow white sails, pushing the craft to sea, Cut from the bonds which captured it, longing now to be free. … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

I’ve completed editing and am ready to take the next step, but I’m still not sure what the next step is.  I’ve decided to share the prologue with you and would appreciate feedback.   PROLOGUE – ” UNTIL OUR DYING … Continue reading

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SUMMER’S GLORIOUS END

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is hope and consolation in God’s perfect preservation, He provides for every need, even when there’s naught … Continue reading

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YOU CAN PUSH ME DOWN, BUT I WILL GET UP

When my kids were little, there was an inflatable toy made to look like anther person.  It was weighted in the bottom so that when you pushed it down it would pop right back up again.  It entertained the children for a … Continue reading

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WALLY’S FRYDADDY FRIDAY FUNNY

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JULIE’S FRIDAY FUNNY

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QUAINT COUNTRY TOWN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Another time, another place, a world so far gone by, Where streets were paved with cobblestones, under an azure sky, Where people took the time to share a word or more with you, … Continue reading

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INHERITED STRENGTH

As I look back on my life I can see the influence of several strong women.  My mother was a rock.  She married the love of her life at the age of 18 and two years later I was born.  … Continue reading

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BIG GIRLS DO CRY

The feminist movement did great things for women.  It allowed them to leave the ties of housekeeping behind and venture into a whole new world.  It was a world which challenged their abilities, their brain power, their industriousness, their ingenuity, their … Continue reading

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SKY CLOUDS AND WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECH   A quiet, steamy morning – the wind not yet ready to hit the sails, An ominous sky of pink tinged clouds hanging low over the still water, Some of the boats stand anchored … Continue reading

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TRUE GRIT

  When John Wayne appeared in the movie, “True Grit,” as sheriff, Rooster Cogburn, everyone thought the film was about this man’s courage and ability to pursue and capture the bad guys  In fact the true heroine of the movie … Continue reading

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THE AGONY OF DE FEET!

I remember it well. I was nearing twenty. The twist was the dance of the day.  A new band from across the pond was making its way to the US.  I fell somewhere between Elvis and the Beatles and never lowered myself to swooning … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

      ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and … Continue reading

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RIGHT IN FRONT OF OUR EYES

In our age of technological advances it hardly seems necessary to use our minds.  Our information is right at our fingertips.  Wouldn’t it be interesting if at some point we all eventually wind up like E.T. with our line of … Continue reading

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DIETING WOES

In my lifetime I must have tried at least a couple hundred different kinds of diets.  I started to notice that I wasn’t the cute little Shirley Temple look alike I thought I was when I turned nine or ten.  … Continue reading

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LAST HURRAH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Summer is winding down, but there are still a few steamy days left.  Soon the beaches will close along with public pools, but the memories made during the summer of 2019 will live … Continue reading

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IS IT GOOD TO GET ANGRY?

From a very early age, I was taught that we shouldn’t succumb to anger.  Not only was it a negative way to behave, but it had serious consequences.  As my life progresses, I keep hearing that voice in the back … Continue reading

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PLEIN AIR ARTIST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© For many years, my husband painted in various plein air competitions in our area.  My itinerate outdoorsman thrived on this type of painting and still does, however the competitive part of it has waned … Continue reading

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WALLY’S FRIDAY FRYDADDY FUNNY

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