Tag Archives: AGING

THE AMAZING INVISIBLE WOMAN

For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow When I was a kid, I thought it … Continue reading

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LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP

I love technology.  I hate technology.  I can’t live without it. I want to live without it.  It’s a conundrum of magnificent proportions to those of us who grew up with 10″ television screens and 45 rpm records.  However, I’m … Continue reading

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TIME IS SAILING BY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life on this planet is but a whisper in the scheme of things. We’re born, we grow, we learn, we work, we die. What has happened to all those days in between? … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA JONES & HIS MUMMY

It’s throw back Thursday, and time to share an oldie but a goodie.  Paul was shuffling through some old photographs a couple weeks ago and found this gem.  When he owned his ad agency, we’d have an annual Halloween party.  … Continue reading

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ODE TO AGING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The years of more than seventy five, have drifted quickly by, I’ve shuffled on this rugged orb, I’ve laughed a lot and cried, Fell hopelessly in love one day, the true love … Continue reading

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IF TREES COULD TALK

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Trapped beneath the rugged surface, A protrusion of gnarly bark and battered limbs, Hidden within the depths of darkness, A face sullied by nature, Yet deeply entrenched with character, Wrinkled and … Continue reading

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TIME FOR AN UPGRADE

With all the social distancing and isolation we might think about some of those tasks we should’ve gotten done, wished we had the energy to do or play it by ear and use the materials at hand. I should be … Continue reading

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OLD LIVES MATTER

When we grow older, our self worth tends to decline. Unfortunately when you pass retirement age, there is a certain amount of discrimination in our country. People who have amazing life skills and experience often have little value in a … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE FRAY

Once more into the fray… Into the last good fight I’ll ever know… Live and die on this day… Live and die on this day…  The phrase, “Into the fray,” has meant to me – getting back into the game … Continue reading

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RETIRED TIRED

I’m beyond the age of retirement.  I tried it once, but the lure of theatre drew me out of it.  I am one of those elderly women who drives a car from 2002, with a little over 100,000 miles on … Continue reading

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KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING

My husband and I are still part of the work force, although we officially retired over ten years ago.  Now we have the luxury of living on the entitlements so graciously given us by our government.  I’m not being sarcastic … Continue reading

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THE “JOYS” OF AGING

As another year and decade passes, each one of us is getting older. There is no escape from this malady, except for death and for many that’s the end of everything.  I hope I never lose my zest for living, … Continue reading

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MORE GOOD NEWS

Who would think that two little stones in the kidney could cause so much trouble?  One Cat Scan revealed the little buggers a few weeks ago.  Prior to that I was nursing a knee that had been Cat Scanned also.  … Continue reading

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SEASONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Seasons of life are just seven, yet sometimes they last even more, Our last destination is heaven, but think of what’s passed on before, Each chapter is full, each page covered too, … Continue reading

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ACTING FOR SENIORS

I don’t know these women, but it sure looks like they’re having a good time. I will begin a new adventure today.  I’m going to be teaching a group of 55+ some dramatic skills.  These theatre games, scene work, improv, … Continue reading

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THANK GOD FOR GOOD NEWS!

In this year before the next presidential election, we’ve been bombarded with all kinds of yucky news.  I for one am sick of it and have decided to disconnect when it’s time for the news shows.  It has become nothing … Continue reading

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WHEN IS TOO MUCH, TOO MUCH?

When we lived in the heart of Minneapolis, I had a membership at Costco.  I’d drive a long way, spent more than I should’ve on things I normally wouldn’t buy, bought my prescriptions, had photos developed, got ink for my … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

ART BY KATHY BOECHER Dear, Heavenly Father, You have safely brought me through another week. You’ve walked with me each second of every day, even though I tend to go my own way.  You love me with an unconditional love … 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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TECH WEEK!

The dreaded moment has come again.  A time when my mind gives way to blankness with the addition of things like costumes, lights, complete set and use of props.  Add to that the fact that my brain has slowly been … Continue reading

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