Tag Archives: COVID19

IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME

Here it is a Sunday afternoon and it’s time for some football. The Vikings game is over and a loss of one point is being moaned over in the locker room and living rooms across Minnesota. I find it interesting … Continue reading

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THE MASK CONTROVERSY

There is massive controversy out there right now regarding the wearing of masks. Soon Halloween will be here and the choices are bound to be unlimited. For me, the wearing of a mask is difficult. I have multiple breathing issues, … Continue reading

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CALM DOWN!

I don’t know about the rest of you, but when someone tells me to calm town, that’s like an invitation to pick a fight. It seems that the current climate in our country is being determined by a minute virus … Continue reading

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SYMBOLS

America lays below in rubble and destruction from looters and violent protesters The torrid, sulphuric air rises and infiltrates the atmosphere, Seas churn and waters rise as winds spin the remnants of what once was, A silent enemy continues to … Continue reading

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REFIRED NOT RETIRED

This past few days have been a time away from all the madness of the world – a time to refresh, relax and restore some of the zest that’s been missing for quite a while. Our son invited us to … Continue reading

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HOW SOON WE FORGET

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER I wrote the following poem six years ago, but the memory of that day seems melted from history as did the steel on that fateful day of September 11, 2001. Another attack … Continue reading

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SINGING THE BLUES

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Lipid pools of open water, gently piercing through the glass, Leaving pock marks on the surface, praying that this soon will pass, Such a constant blend of color, only one remains to be, Dripping, … Continue reading

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

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I WALK IN DANGER ALL THE WAY

We’re surrounded on all sides by danger. It seems to be our constant companion these days. If we go beyond our homes and venture into the unknown, if we take a step out of our comfort zone, if we let … Continue reading

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OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNIN’

I’m a sucker for musical theatre. There’s nothing like someone bursting into song and dance for no particular reason. Music can ease some of the pain we face each day – whether it be physical or mental. Old Testament, David, … Continue reading

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STOP THE WORLD

I suppose Albert Einstein did a lot of experimentation before discovering his theory of relativity. This brilliant physicist broke ground in areas never before considered. He was the guy with the goofy hair – the typical mad scientist – a … Continue reading

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BACK TO SCHOOL

2020 will be remembered as the year of the mask when it comes to going back to school. Those “first day pictures” are already showing up on social media. The typical photo of our child or children in their first … Continue reading

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AN OVER EXTENDED TIME OUT

As old as I am, I still remember the days when I was led to the corner to think about my actions. Today they call it a time out. In Biblical times, they called it 40 days and 40 nights. … Continue reading

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SCHOOL DAZED

It won’t be long and all the kiddos will finally return from spring break. It’s been the longest one in history, but they are so ready to be back. Many schools are opting for the hybrid plan – which allows … Continue reading

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THANK HEAVENS FOR CATS & SQUIRRELS

Summer is winding down and even though this pandemic has chewed me up from time to time, I’m not going to let it spit me out. I’ll take my entertainment where ever I can get it. We have a number … Continue reading

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SUMMER FIREWORKS

Photo Credit – Aaron Lavinsky, Star Tribune Yesterday the night time skies exploded with the power of God. The end of a hot, humid August day was devoid of a sunset. Instead it was replaced with a slowly darkening sky … Continue reading

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PRISONER IN MY OWN HOUSE

Nearing the end of another week in La La Land. It seems time is flying by so quickly since this whole pandemic reared its ugly head. I’m beginning to realize what it’s like to be a prisoner. The stories of … Continue reading

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MONDAY TO DO LIST

I grew up thinking that Mondays were like getting a fresh start. Now I don’t even know what day it is.  One of my biggest issues with our six month incarceration is a lack of memory on who I am, … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Holy, God, You are the bright and shining star.  You make the birds to sing and the waters to spring up and rain pour down to nourish your creation.  My heart delights in your name. I wonder sometimes, what … Continue reading

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MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD

A hiding place – a temporary refuge from the daily grind – From the madness of the world and the noise of angry voices. My heart sometimes breaks at all that’s happening in my world and then something wonderful happens … Continue reading

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