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TO THE HUNT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Snow’s definitely in the forecast, the trees are bare of leaves, The harvest has been harvested and they’ve brought in the sheaves, Now is the time to hunt for deer, at least I have … Continue reading

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WHO LET THE DOG OUT?

This is in response to Amy Blount’s blog from yesterday – a challenge to use idioms in a story or a poem.  Then I am to challenge some of my friends to do the same.  I challenge: tostrengthenamothersheart cookiecrumbstoliveby hatrackley.com … Continue reading

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HAPPY PICKLE DAY

It’s been a while since I posted a wacky and bizarre holiday, sooooo, because I have nothing really important to talk about today, here we are again.  Who would think there’s a special day to celebrate pickles?  I mean, with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN HIGH JINX

Two years ago, my costume wardrobe was huge. I still have a few boxes up in the attic of the garage, but for some reason, when I’m called upon to locate a costume or find one for myself, I come … Continue reading

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TECH WEEK – DAY TWO

When you have a passion for something, you’re willing to do anything to be part of it.  Many addictions start this way.  You start out liking something – than it becomes part of you and you can’t seem to live … Continue reading

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FATTY, FATTY, TWO BY FOUR

When I hit puberty, my weight became a problem. I always looked for the easy way out.  Anything that would help me lose weight fast.  It didn’t matter if I ate the same thing every day – charted my caloric intake – … Continue reading

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ALL HOOTED OUT

WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© He sat upon a stump all night, his eyes searched everywhere, For just a tiny morsel which he didn’t have to share, He watched and watched as time ticked by, He blinked, … Continue reading

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© He used to splash through waters deep, he rested in seaweed, This giant of fresh water lakes, was quite a sight indeed, A trophy for the fisherman to take home and display, So all his friends could … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL

As you may remember, I auditioned for a play recently and I got a part.  Now I’m committed or I should be.  The truth is, I’m having a blast working on this project.  The play is called “SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL.”  … Continue reading

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LAZY MOM’S DAY

In the month of May, we celebrate mothers.  We honor moms with flowers, words of love, dinner or something else to make her feel special. Today is Lazy Mom’s Day.  Frankly I believe this is how we should be celebrating moms.  Give … Continue reading

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HAPPY LABOR DAY

As my kids were growing up, Labor Day always signaled the end of summer and the beginning of another school year.  According to my mother, you put away the white pants, dresses and shoes until next Memorial Day.  I never quite … Continue reading

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WHY CHANGE THE WALLPAPER?

  Reprint from August 26, 2015 OK, so I grew up in a different time – I’m old – I never had computer science in school – I was never handed a smart phone at the age of two, to … Continue reading

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BIZARRE HOLIDAYS

Some think that anyone over 70 is ready for the grave, but we still have a lot to offer.  About one third of U.S. Senators are over 70 – nice part time job for a retiree – but I digress.  I … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN – PART III ADDENDUM

HOW TO STAY ACTIVE DURING THE SEVENTH DECADE IN LIFE Get out of bed each morning with a prayer of thanksgiving that you made it through another night. Exercise – If you’re my age, exercise consists of the act of … Continue reading

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TUPPERWARE LADY

I was a Tupperware lady.  In fact I became a manager of my own unit of salespeople, which gave me use of a company car.  I became one of these “party” girls early in our marriage. Our children still needed … Continue reading

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I MEANT TO DO THAT!

I came across this cartoon the other day and was reminded of my infamous golf story. Actually when I was in my prime, I was a pretty good golfer.  I was a pretty good bowler, volley ball and tennis player … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WHEN IT’S HOT

Picture this.  It’s almost ninety degrees in the shade. We come prepared with our cowboy hats, boots and water, but the float hasn’t arrived.  We huddle under a tree.  Soon the rest of the group arrives and joins us under … Continue reading

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SOME DAYS ARE MADE FOR PAINTING

ART & INSPIRATION BY KATHY BOECHER© Last week I posted about taking advantage of the good days.  I planned on a rerun the next day, but having overdone it the day before, led to less strenuous activity. I love my garden … Continue reading

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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GOOD DAYS

We don’t get too many perfect days where I live.  When you suffer from breathing issues, allergies and old age, you relish it when a day comes along that’s just the right temperature, with low dew points and not much pollen … Continue reading

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INSTANT SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When we left for our trip to So. Carolina at the end of April, our ground was still covered with the remnants of a winter blizzard that pounded us a week before.  … Continue reading

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