Tag Archives: Depression

IN A FOG

There are days when things just don’t make any sense.  In fact every day seems to become enveloped with a thick fog that could eventually consume us and leave us hopeless.  We look for answers, we strive for contentment, we … Continue reading

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”   Julie Andrews The world is full of a lot of unhappiness and many people aren’t even sure they will have enough money to make it to the next pay check – … Continue reading

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FREEDOM FROM ANXIETY

“Tiger Lilies” Art & Poetry by Kathy Boecher© When fears and worries are so real, We sometimes wonder why we feel, The pangs of deep depression. The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope, Our hearts grow sad – for … Continue reading

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IF TREES COULD TALK

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Trapped beneath the rugged surface, A protrusion of gnarly bark and battered limbs, Hidden within the depth, Faces sullied by nature, Yet deeply entrenched with character, Wrinkled and shriveled over time, Scraggily, … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded … Continue reading

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INTO THE LIGHT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER A ghostly darkness weaves its way through the forest of your mind, Creating shadows as it dispenses a feeling of hopelessness, The murkiness envelops you with a brazen embrace, Leaving you … Continue reading

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NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS

For two weeks, I was rarely exposed to the noise of a TV, the cacophony of rhetoric out of Washington, the negative, the fake.  The Senators Foghorn Leghorn, who love the sound of their own voice were a distant memory.  The … Continue reading

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GETTING YOUR SMILE BACK

Today we continue our journey to S. Carolina and a long awaited visit with our children and in celebration of grandson #2s graduation.  We’ve had a great visit with my sis and her husband.  Got to take a wonderful tour … Continue reading

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ROAD WARRIORS

We arrived safely in Nashville, TN last evening after two days of pretty intensive driving.  I guess we now qualify as road warriors.  Each day seemed to be filled with clouds, which made it easier to travel, but those clouds … Continue reading

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IS AGING ONLY FOR FINE WINE & AGED CHEESE

This is a rerun of a post written in 2014, since I’m on vacation, I’m cheating. The idea of growing old never occurred to me until I became part of the silver haired generation.  It still doesn’t hold much interest.  … Continue reading

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