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Some years ago, I played the part of Mae Peterson, the domineering mother in “Bye Bye, Birdie” in a community theatre production.  At the time, my own kids were well beyond childhood, so I could relate somewhat to the character.  … Continue reading

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When the United States declared its independence over 200 years ago, the words were carefully thought out and determined by men of character, high moral conduct and intelligence. The words which have stood the test of time, begin with the … Continue reading

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“Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.” Victor Hugo Yesterday, we had the opportunity to ride through the Smoky Mountains.  … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Freedom is the ability to walk the streets without fear, To enjoy the beauty of our country and all its majesty, To live away from the bondage of a sick society … Continue reading

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Independence – a word that indicates freedom from the oppression of a government or from serving others. It indicates our ability to be self sufficient. Kids can’t wait for the day when they’re free of their parents’ reigns. Young adults … Continue reading

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