Tag Archives: AGING

I WON’T GROW UP!

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” C. S. Lewis Like Peter Pan, I’ve often thought of myself as the proverbial child.  The thought of growing old was never appealing. Doing childish things wasn’t … Continue reading

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BROKEN, BUT NOT DEAD YET!

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A sputtering, rusted, old, decrepit vehicle sits outside a broken down edifice, Bother of them have seen better days, Some days I feel like this, My engine chugs along, performing well … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE SADDLE

When we grow older, learning isa process that stays with us until our final breath is drawn. Yesterday I began another after school adventure with several.  I decided to return to this for one more session, not only because I … Continue reading

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METAMORPHOUS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Trees turn into blazing colors, leaves weave tightly on the ground. Tapestry of gold and crimson, clearing way for sight and sound, Soon the barren trees stand empty, lifeless, worn and … 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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GOODBYE AUGUST

This was the view out my living room window on this day last year at our old, old house. The air is fresh and crisp today.  Skies are clear and brilliant blue.  Usually we don’t have much change in color until … Continue reading

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HAPPY SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

Today has been designated Senior Citizen Day.  This forgotten element of our society is slowly growing into oblivion.  The young folks have lost respect for the elderly, when they are really a mountain of information and deserving of  attention. When I turned … Continue reading

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THIS ISN’T WORK

A couple weeks ago, I shared with you that I’m starting a new line of work. It isn’t a full time position.  In fact, I’ll just be working at this particular facility once a month.  I have to admit I … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG

originally posted on January 16, 2015 Childish memories drift through the valleys and crevices of my brain, Stored treasures from my youth come forth with such a loud refrain, I sometimes think no mountain is too tall, and then I … Continue reading

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