Tag Archives: AGING

MAN’S WISDOM MAKES HIS FACE SHINE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Job 28:28 “The fear of the Lord – that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.” The hope of every human mind is to gain wisdom, We labor through our lives in … Continue reading

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT

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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WINTER HAS ARRIVED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon forming icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality, … Continue reading

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DAYS OF YORE

PHOTO OF ME CIRCA 1944We all like to remember the pleasant things from our past. I think every generation believes that the “good old days” were the times they were growing up and young adults.  George Washington undoubtedly preferred remembering the … Continue reading

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SHADOWS OF TIME

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The shadows of time have crept slowly and insidiously into this old vessel, Sometimes in dreams I see mansions filled with treasures and beauty beyond belief, Streets lined with gold and abundance … Continue reading

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FADING FAST

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream Our path emerges for a while, then closes Within a dream. – Ernest Dowson, from “Vitae … Continue reading

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LIFE GIVING WATER

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Root bound and parched, replenished only by the restorative power of water, Each tendril pushing –  burrowing into the  coolness of life’s sustainment, Lapping up the refreshing, renewing, thirst quenching provision … Continue reading

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I’M BACK!

For the past couple weeks, I’ve been suffering with severe back pain.  I’ve a history of kidney stones and this  was similar.  I had a Cat scan, was given liquids and pain killers intravenously and covered in nice warm blankets.  As I … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE

Halloween, in my neck of the woods, seems to be pretty popular.  I live in a small town (one of the first in Minnesota) which claims to be the Halloween Capital of the world.   I’m not a fan of ghosts … Continue reading

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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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