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FATHERHOOD IN THE 21ST CENTURY

  I grew up in when Bill Cosby was launching his career.  I remember listening to his monologues on the hi-fi and watching him on “I Spy.”  He had some amazing insights into what it took to be a parent, even though … Continue reading

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LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.”  Mark Twain It seems to me that we’ve developed a new kind of humor which really isn’t all that funny.  We used to be content to laugh at … Continue reading

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TODAY IS MAY 31ST

With the end of May, comes the end of school; a short reprieve for teachers and students; time for parents to find things to occupy their kids for the next three months; the beginning of summer fun. Most teachers will … Continue reading

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MY CRAZY FAMILY

  Everyone has at least one funny story to share about a relative of theirs. Maybe those people don’t event realize you feel this way.  My family happens to be full of great characters – real people with interesting responses … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON SPRING

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© “Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and … Continue reading

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ERMA LOUISE FISTE

This is my first tribute to a woman for this month. Lots of famous women were born during February, but this one holds a special place in my heart.  Born on this day in 1921 in Bellbrook, Ohio, to a … Continue reading

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THE DAY AFTER …

Minneapolis survived one of the most celebratory events ever to occur on its streets this past weekend and even the ten days leading up to it.  I am not a great fan of contests which pit brawn against brute force, … Continue reading

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ODE TO AGING

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The years of more than seventy five, have drifted quickly by, I’ve shuffled on this rugged orb, I’ve laughed a lot and cried, Fell hopelessly in love one day, the true love of my life, I gave my … Continue reading

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HAPPY WOODCHUCK DAY & SUPER BOWL WEEKEND!

In my neck of the woods, we call a ground hog a woodchuck.  I wonder how much wood could a woodchuck – especially if he lives in Minnesota?  Quite a bit, I imagine, especially if he wants to keep the … Continue reading

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I WAS A FUNNY MOM

My days of being a mother are long gone, but the memories linger on.  Every once in a while, one of those recollections resurfaces and I wonder how I ever made it through the whole motherhood thing. I then tell myself (which … Continue reading

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IT’S NEVER TOO LATE

RERUN FROM JANUARY 28, 2016 I often wonder if I’d have the courage to make a complete change in the direction of my life. Am I too old to start a new career? For most people in my age range, … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Yesterday was the beginning of a ten day celebration of Super Bowl LII (or 52 if you aren’t a throwback to ancient Rome.)  Yet even today, in “civilized” society, we have taken to celebrating just about everything.  Minneapolis is the site of … Continue reading

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OPPOSITE DAY

I love checking out the weird and wacky holidays  listed on the internet.  It seems I can always find a story in this useless information.  I know, I have to find something else to occupy my time, right?  Anyway, today … Continue reading

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MY MAD ADVENTURES WITH CARS

In just a little more than a week, I’ll be getting started on a new adventure.  I’ll be directing a children’s musical production of “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad.”  It’ll be fun going through someone else’s MAD adventures for … Continue reading

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WE’RE HAVING A HEAT WAVE

We’re expected to have a temperature of 40 degrees above zero today.  When you consider we were suffering through minus 40 degrees with the wind chill last week, that’s an eighty degree difference.  It’s time to get out the flip … Continue reading

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REMNANTS OF A SNOW ANGEL

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post called “Winter Wonderland” as a prelude to some of the first actual snow we’d experienced up in the Tundra of Minnesota.  I reminisced about snow angels and the fun we had as … Continue reading

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NATIONAL FRUITCAKE TOSS DAY

This is a repost from 1/3/15 and actually National Fruitcake Toss Day is the first Saturday of January, so it isn’t really the right day, but funny enough to bear repeating. That poor old fruitcake has been sitting in a box … Continue reading

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MY YEAR IN REVIEW

As I look back at the year 2017, I do so with wild anticipation for a new one. Actually the past year was filled with far more blessings than problems, yet the fact of growing older has no genuine amount … Continue reading

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OUR CHRISTMAS ANGEL

45 years ago, I’d reached the end of my third pregnancy.  We were in the center of one of Wisconsin’s common snow storms.  I knew it wouldn’t be long before this little one would be born.  It took some time to wake my husband, … Continue reading

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YOU CAN TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS!

A rerun from 12/10/14 about yet another Christmas Pageant. I’m one of those old dogs who is constantly learning.  I’ve spent much of my time on earth learning to be patient, but I never seem to get it. I had another lesson … Continue reading

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