Tag Archives: AGING

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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I’M NOT A TREE!

There’s something about a tree.  When it grows old it has gained great stature.  It has reached towards heaven and branched out in many directions.  The circles on your trunk indicate how many years you’ve endured.  People on the other … Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO 77

Every time I go in for my six month physical, I feel like I’m getting an oil change.  Each of my levels is checked to make sure they are functioning the way they should.  I’m asked the same questions I … Continue reading

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AM I LOSING IT?

Have you ever felt like you’re completely losing it?  I know part of this has to do with the aging process, but I can recall days in my own childhood when I thought I was going a little crazy.  There … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE GROOVE

You have all probably seen Paul’s paintings on my blog.  Occasionally I’ve posted some of his carving work.  After he was diagnosed with cancer (now in remission) and endured a small stroke, he put the chisel and hammer aside for … Continue reading

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FEELING CRISPY

There are some days when I feel full of energy and ready to leap tall buildings with a single bound and then I realize that I’m almost 77 and my cape has long since worn out.  It’s then that my … Continue reading

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SO, THIS IS HAPPENING AGAIN

Last October, I embarked on an old career.  I stepped on the stage to perform again.  The play was, “Southern Fried Funeral,” in which I portrayed Ozella Meeks, the church lady who tended to all the funeral arrangements.  I guess … Continue reading

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AGING ENLIGHTENED

The Age of Enlightenment was a time in history between 1700-1800.  It was a time when the world was changing drastically.  Some considered it a time of enlightenment and philosophy.  In our own nation, big changes were occurring.  Immigrants in … Continue reading

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A SENSE OF PLACE

This week has been a busy one for my husband, Paul, as he prepares to launch a one man show of his art on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  For those of us in our seventies, any kind of exertion can … Continue reading

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QUIET TIME

“Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age.” Florida Scott-Maxwell I remember it as plain as day – grandma’s … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL

As you may remember, I auditioned for a play recently and I got a part.  Now I’m committed or I should be.  The truth is, I’m having a blast working on this project.  The play is called “SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL.”  … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WRAPUP

My weekly work keeps me at home for most of the day – working on my blog, memorizing lines for the play I’m in, writing articles and other things.  For the most part, my work week is pretty laid back.  … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER THOUGHTS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sands of time embraced me and I suddenly was old, My heart still longs for paradise, along the winding road, It will be like nothing I’ve ever experienced in this lifetime, It will take … Continue reading

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BIZARRE HOLIDAYS

Some think that anyone over 70 is ready for the grave, but we still have a lot to offer.  About one third of U.S. Senators are over 70 – nice part time job for a retiree – but I digress.  I … Continue reading

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THE ROAD HOME

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© These last years of aging swell into an endless swirl of emotions, We can’t seem to pull ourselves out of sadness, depression or anxiety, There is only one way to eliminate those destructive feelings, … Continue reading

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WHERE LIFE LEADS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© 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 … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN – PART I – 50 TO 60

“Life is but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more.”  William Shakespeare – “Macbeth” OK, so you’ve turned 50.  This is supposed to be the pinnacle … Continue reading

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FILLED WITH GOLD

When we mend something with gold, we’re not only solidifying the base, we’re holding true to the importance of the damaged item.  Such is as it is when you grow old. I’m in a point in my life where six month … Continue reading

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RENEW ME, LORD!

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© On the days when I feel useless, when I simply cannot move, When my heart is full of energy, but I can’t get in the groove, That’s the time I need my Savior, The … Continue reading

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TGIF?

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Another week speeds swiftly by, a faded sun dips out of sight, We contemplate a time of rest, a time rich in the joys of night, Where neither loss nor discontent, can grip us from our … Continue reading

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