Tag Archives: change

MY 81ST NEW YEARS EVE

Here we go – another New Years eve – my 81st to be exact. I wonder just how many resolutions I’ve made and broken over those 80 years. I’ve probably lost and gained the same 25 pounds. Undoubtedly, I’ve done … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY WISDOM – INFO OVERLOAD

When I was a kid I loved this saying – “The less you know, the more you study – the more you study, the more you know – the more you know, the more you forget- the more you forget, the less you know – … Continue reading

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RESONANCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Change is coming, you can feel the vibrations in your soul, Sounds ravage across mountainous crevasses, Bouncing, Reverberating, Echoing back and forth, New sounds with each step, Thunderous sounds of wings flapping, Making their way … Continue reading

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GENERATION GAPS?

So much has changed over time – or has it? I think the generation gaps we hear about are more like stepping-stones to building future generations. In my lifetime alone, I’ve seen technology change tremendously. I grew up with one … Continue reading

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BEACHED

Cool, refreshing waters wash up on an empty, tranquil beach, The final days of summer have washed over us and we are spent, Our days pass so quickly as we grow old – or not at all, Time escapes and … Continue reading

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POLITICAL ADS OVERLOAD

Wednesday around here, usually means it’s time for garage sales. We’re getting to the end of the season for that sadly. I love looking at other people’s trash and trying to imagine how to use it in and among my … Continue reading

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EXPLOSION OF THE SENSES

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. Not only are our eyes exposed to a feast of brilliant colors, but the sounds change too. We hear geese migrating in search of warmer climates and honking all the way. There are … Continue reading

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THE GLORY OF AUTUMN

The grandeur of a summer day, the warmth of golden sun, The birth emerging from the trees, new life has now begun, Incomparable perception, upon the highest heights, Of golden fields and new mown hay and other glorious sights, Of unpolluted … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING WORKERS

  “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.”    Genesis 2:15 Since the beginning of time, part of God’s plan was for his creatures to have a … Continue reading

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SUMMER – ENDINGS & NEW BEGINNINGS

The smells of summer still hang in the air. The potent fragrance of fertile soil. The aroma of a bonfire after dark to whisk away the mosquitoes. The blooming roses cast their lovely scent as they cling to life, knowing … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY

Almost six years ago, we were in the throes of looking for a new house. Time was running out and we felt like we’d never find our next dwelling place. Memories of another time, when our world caved in. It … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES

Dust covers the now stagnant and aging photo albums on my coffee table.  My youngest daughter still loves searching through those picture books – hoping to find memories of her own childhood. When it became easier to put them on … Continue reading

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PRESS ON

We go through many changes in our short existence.  When we’re born, we struggle from the safety of our mom’s womb into an unknown and difficult world.  We take our first steps as a leap of faith.  We grow into … Continue reading

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END OF YEAR – FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Today’s post is a rerun from 2013. Almost 9 years ago the word tolerance was becoming somewhat of a buzz word. I wonder when apathy with follow or has it done so already? Tolerance – The dictionary defines the word … Continue reading

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WHAT SEASON ARE YOU IN?

I am fortunate enough to live in a state that demonstrates exactly what all four seasons are all about. Our winters are long, but filled with glistening snow, ice and cold air. The sound of snow plows fills the air … Continue reading

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GET OVER YOURSELF

The image I’m showing today has nothing to do with the topic of this post. I just had to chuckle and share it with you, because I sometimes need reminders of the important things in life. Laughter is always beneficial … Continue reading

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A RETURN TO NORMALCY?

The lockdowns are over. People are coming out of the security of their caves and joining the rest of the human race. Restaurants are up and running. County and state fairs will be open this summer. Festivals abound. Art shows, … Continue reading

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SELF REFLECTION

It isn’t a matter of taking sides in a situation. We must first look at ourselves – our own mistakes and misconceptions – our flaws and voices that speak without thinking first. This week has been one of great ups … Continue reading

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WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL

  The only justice for a life of sin is death.  Every person that walks the earth is guilty no matter how good they may appear.  We have all been judged by God and fallen short of His expectations. When I … Continue reading

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WHEN NOTHING MAKES SENSE

My dreams are often full of creativity and unusual thoughts which don’t usually manifest themselves in my daily life.  Sometimes they become part of a play or story I’m writing.  I had a whopper a while ago and I think even Joseph, the … Continue reading

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