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REFURBISHING

Today is my last day of being 76.  Thus you will notice a variety of posts on restoration, rebranding, renovation, rebuilding and many more redos.  When you’ve lived this long, you feel it’s time for a make-over.  The thousand mile … Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO 77

Every time I go in for my six month physical, I feel like I’m getting an oil change.  Each of my levels is checked to make sure they are functioning the way they should.  I’m asked the same questions I … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF THIS?

Starting somewhere in Europe and migrating to the U.S. in the early 1900s, this ridiculous tradition is supposed to bring good luck to your house.  I’ve often placed pictures on my fridge along with lots of magnets containing contact info … Continue reading

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SO, THIS IS HAPPENING AGAIN

Last October, I embarked on an old career.  I stepped on the stage to perform again.  The play was, “Southern Fried Funeral,” in which I portrayed Ozella Meeks, the church lady who tended to all the funeral arrangements.  I guess … Continue reading

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DAYS IN THE LIFE OF A MOTHER

Every mom has a few funny stories she drags up once in a while to amuse her friends or remind her kids of how much fun it is to parent.  Our kids usually aren’t amused at the retelling, but that … Continue reading

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WORLD PASSWORD DAY

There are so many weird holidays.  You can even make up you own if you want to.  Today happens to be World Password Day.  How do you feel about them?  For me, if I don’t write them down, I forget … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Only fifteen thousand words to go.  Maybe I could add some ands, buts, pluses, likewises or toos.  The word count has been my nemesis in this process.  I realize words are a necessary component to flesh out my characters, so I continue … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO MINNESNOWTA

At least the April snow showers waited until Final Four was over.  I don’t know why we’re always surprised by a late snow storm in my state, because it has become apparent that we only have two seasons – winter and … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF MY MUSE

Writing a novel is certainly a lot different than writing a play, a poem or a short story.  First of all you need at least 60,000,000 words.  So far I have 38,001.  I think the last word was “help!” I’m sure … Continue reading

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APRIL 1ST – JUST KIDDING!

I was expecting the birth of my second child on the lst of April, but he fooled me and was born on April 3rd.  That is the only April Fool’s Day prank I remember and my son had nothing to do with it.  … Continue reading

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I COULD WRITE A BOOK

As some of you know, I’ve been writing my first novel for some time now.  I actually started it about seven years ago.  Then life got in the way.  We downsized and moved to a smaller home.  About a year … Continue reading

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LAUGHTER IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL

I remember my grandma telling me not to make funny faces or my face would stay that way. She was probably right, because my face has a road map of lines across it. Each of those lines can probably tell … Continue reading

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DRIED UP

Isn’t it funny to see those commercials for products which promise to reduce or removed wrinkles and signs of aging – and all the models in said ads are probably 14 years old?  For once, I’d love to see real … Continue reading

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IT’S WEATHERMAN’S DAY

  It’s National Weatherman’s Day.   Most of the best weather forecasters in my state are women.  I think they choose them to deliver the bad news as a way of softening the blow.  My state, is known to have two seasons – … Continue reading

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GET RID OF THAT BELLY FAT

OK, so the after the holidays diet started out pretty good. I even lost a couple pounds.  Then Sunday came and my church is big on snacks so that got me started again.  It began with a small caramel and … Continue reading

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IT’S PIE DAY!

This is the perfect time of year for a warm piece of pie with a scoop of ice cream on top.  Slowly the ice cream melts and cascades over the crisp crust, enticing every taste bud in your mouth.  You … Continue reading

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ARCHAEOLOGIST OR PALEONTOLOGIST?

Most of you know my husband, Paul, is an established artist.  He’s worked in most mediums throughout his career — Oil, chalk pastel, watercolor, acrylic.  He’s also an accomplished sculpter, having done his very first significant piece in granite when he … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGICALLY CHALLENGED

Yesterday, as we prepared for Paul’s upcoming one man art show, I felt quite organized.  Together we categorized the large body of work he will exhibit – listing each painting by name, year painted and medium used.   I wrote them … Continue reading

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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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