Tag Archives: AGING

COMMUNICATION

With all the new technology and instant information, I think communication has taken a big hit.  We’ve grown to depend on text messaging, e-mailing, Facebook and other sites on the internet to speak to one another.  What’s missing?  You can’t … Continue reading

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ALWAYS A MOTHER

  Yesterday, my friend Lynn Abbott at inkandimage sent me a comment that inspired me to write this post today. When we think of mothers, we tend to visualize women with small children – struggling to get through sleepless nights, no time for themselves, laundry … Continue reading

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ARE WE THERE YET, OR KATHY’S MELTDOWN

We rose early the next morning, packed our belongings and said our goodbyes.  It’s always hard to say goodbye to those whom you only get to see once or twice a year, but each year it becomes harder, because you … Continue reading

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SISTERS

Arriving in Tennessee, we were greeted with lush foliage, brilliant blooms of spring fruit trees, wonderful warm temps and pollen.  Tennessee doesn’t have a corner on pollen. We have enough in Minnesota to keep my allergies going through most of summer. … 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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AGED ROAD WARRIORS

I’d like to preface this post with a thankful heart to God, Almighty. Dear, Lord, we did it again.  We could not have done this road trip without you.  Your hand guided Paul and his driving skills through winding mountains, rain, … Continue reading

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STILL WE STAND

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The old flour mill stands beside the rolling Mississippi River, An icon, once thriving, once useful – A place where industry grew a small town into a great city, A testament to … Continue reading

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WAITING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Remnants of a frozen past, dangling branches kissed at last, Dreams of respite from the cold, thoughts of ever growing old, Sapped of life and wanting more, grasping for that final … Continue reading

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SNOW DAY – AGAIN

We knew it was coming.  It’s March 5th, the beginning of our snowiest month up here in the Tundra.  Minnesota winters are like that.  They seem to push all our buttons, especially at the end of it.  We’re supposed to … Continue reading

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GRANDMA’S ARMS

I have fond memories of both my grandmothers.  In fact I can even remember my great grandmother and some of the things she impressed on me in my youth. Today, grandmas have changed quite a bit.  Most of them still work well into their … Continue reading

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