Tag Archives: heritage

LEADER OF THE PACK

My mother passed away several years ago, but if there was something she passed along to her daughters, their daughters and future daughtrs it was a steely backbone, a great sense of humor, the ability to persevere in times of … Continue reading

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LETTING GO

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER The moments have turned into days, the days turn into years.We’ve watched you grow. We’ve seen success and now there come the tears.I know I should be happy for all that lies ahead.A family together – … Continue reading

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ANCESTRY, GENEALOGY, FAMILY HISTORY, OH MY!

There is a huge trend in finding out who we are and where we came from. Tracing the family tree has opened up a whole new industry. Family searches are made much easier than they used to be, when you … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE YOUR ROOTS?

“Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.” Ansel Adams Most … Continue reading

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MY IRISH EYES ARE FAILING

A stereotype is defined as an over-simplified or standardized conception of a culture, profession or group.  How often do we categorize people?  For example, everyone knows that cops and donuts go together – right?  The Italian people are all members of the Mafia.  … Continue reading

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EVEN WHEN I’M OLD AND GREY

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  “God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.  Now also when I am old and grey headed, O God, forsake me not; until … Continue reading

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PASS IT ON

If it were only a matter of fighting off armies of an invading enemy – or simply a battle cry against those who would cause us emotional or physical harm.If our task required us to stand up for those less fortunate, … Continue reading

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