Tag Archives: Goals

FLYING PENGUINS

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” ― Leonardo da Vinci I think man has always had an … Continue reading

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TRUST

SCULPTURE CARVED IN WOOD – BY PAUL BOECHER – “TRUST” Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.”  Psalm 9:10 Many of you know my husband is an artist.  He … Continue reading

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I PREFER THE SHORCUT

The story of “Alice in Wonderland” has undergone a lot of scrutiny over the years.  Some say it was written by one who was under the influence or just plain crazy.  Others look for metaphorical genius within the words of … Continue reading

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SUN RAYS

MORNING SUN FILTERING INTO OUR DINING ROOM – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© How do you harness the sun and capture the magnificence of its light? Some have tried to manage the physical light that encompasses them, Some struggle to bring illumination … Continue reading

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LIFT ME UP!

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life can be but a mere whisper or it can be a consuming fire. The way we approach it will define who we are and where we’re going. If we go … Continue reading

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THE AGONY OF DEFEAT

There is no joy in Mudville … nor Minnesota … as our home team was brutally defeated by the Philadelphia Eagles last night.  Hopes we so high for the Vikings and their fans.  They had placed their faith in a group … Continue reading

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GOALS

Mondays are great for setting new goals, fulfilling old ones and just starting over.  Maybe you failed at that diet you promised to stay on last week – try again.  I’ve tried this for 75 years and it still doesn’t work.  You … Continue reading

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A ROAD LESS TRAVELED

“I shall be telling this with a sigh, somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost ORIGINAL ART … Continue reading

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PAINTING EN PLEIN AIR

I’m married to an artist.  He often has to search for a pair of pants that hasn’t been tainted with oil or acrylic paints.  Sometimes shirts are as difficult to selvedge.  Still, I’m particularly fond of this artist. When he was set … Continue reading

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FAILURE FACE

I’ve always had a special place in my heart for Charlie Brown.  He is the ultimate failure – according to Lucy, who of course knows everything.  The reason I like Charlie so much is that he reminds me of me.  … Continue reading

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SET THE WORLD ON FIRE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life can be but a mere whisper, Or it can be a consuming fire, The way we approach it, Will define who we are and where we’re going, If we go … Continue reading

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CHOICES

“We are not living in a world where all roads are radii of a circle and where all, if followed long enough, will therefore draw gradually nearer and finally meet at the centre: rather in a world where every road, … Continue reading

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WHO ARE THE REAL HEROES?

Memorial – remembrance – holding one in high esteem for deeds accomplished – the fallen, the wounded, the broken – the men and women who lay their lives on the line, every day and night for the safety of others.  That … Continue reading

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DEAR GRANDSON, AS YOU GRADUATE

To my second born, grandson, Joshua – There are a million things I could write about all your funny sayings, your accomplishments, your personality, but I’d like to focus this letter on who you are today and who you will become … Continue reading

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ANCHORED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Scuffed by the constant thrashing of the elements, Battered by scars of overuse, Holding on by a cord of the past , Waiting for another chance, Clothed in dignity and strength, On the … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE SKIES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered … Continue reading

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MISTY MORNING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© With each passing mile we see, nestled in within the trees, Tiny reminders of homes which once were, Each building, suffering the wear of time, Peeling paint, Broken windows, Shattered dreams … Continue reading

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MONDAY – A NEW BEGINNING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life can be but a mere whisper or it can be a consuming fire. The way we approach it will define who we are and where we’re going. If we go … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK TEST

Every once in a while I take one of those Facebook tests.  Today I came upon one that is suppose to be a quote which will define your life in the coming year.  Of course we can’t determine our future.  … Continue reading

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A TIME FOR EVERY PURPOSE

Solomon gained much wisdom during his reign as king of Israel, but he often found life meaningless in the scheme of things.  He had it all – tried it all – felt enjoyment and pleasure from all of it, but … Continue reading

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