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Taking a vacation when retired is kind of a misnomer. I mean to take a vacation when you’re on a “vacation” every day seems repetitive at the least. We’ve opted to take short trips rather than the average drive to … Continue reading

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The week has dragged on far too long, it’s time to get away, You pack the car and sing a song when Friday comes your way. You fight the traffic and the heat, you long for the serene. You need … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The small river cities that line the Mississippi River are so charming. They are nestled into the bluffs and overlook the mighty river. So many stories are held there. This painting was … Continue reading

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The first time I decided to run away from home was shortly after my only sister was born. You see, I was the firstborn grandchild on both sides of my family, my parents’ firstborn, and the most spoiled child you … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Where is that simple, quiet place, that you’ve been longing for, Is it within your own backyard or at your own front door, It can be the peaceful beauty, we hold within our hand, … Continue reading

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Watercolor by Paul T. Boecher© As you sit by quiet waters and try to escape the madness of every day, you set the world apart from your thoughts – escaping temporarily – dreaming – feeling the intensity of calmness – simply … Continue reading

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Have you ever felt like closing out the world and living in isolation for the rest of your life?  I’ve had days like that, especially when I’m fighting a cold and the usual aches and pains of age.  Our world … Continue reading

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