Tag Archives: marriage

AGING WITH A PURPOSE

OK, maybe you really aren’t into muscle bound firemen or knitting, but you are growing older every day and there should be a purpose for all of it. Every event in our lives has led us to this point. All … Continue reading

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THE GOOD OLD DAYS

I have to admit, Paul and I go way back. Maybe not this far, but our time together has been filled with ups and downs and wonderful memories like most marriages that occurred in the fifties and sixties. Marriage is … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE MAN I LOVE

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk,” was stated by one of America’s greatest inventors. He was a stately man, who wasn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves and dig into solving various kinds of … Continue reading

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COMING ATTRACTIONS – LOVE WEEK

It seems this little month lacks in number of days, but there are plenty of things to celebrate.  It’s been designated National Heart Month, Black History Month, National Weddings Month and it boasts of such celebrations as Ground Hog Day,  Mardi … Continue reading

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YOU’VE BEEN MARRIED HOW LONG?

There are many books on the subject of the secret to a long and happy marriage.  Most people don’t enter this contract unless they expect it to last for a long time – even until death. When you find the one you want … Continue reading

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JUST THE TWO OF US

Two lives mingle into one, Of one mind, One spirit, One body, Tempted at times by distractions, Yet always returning to each other, God watches over these creatures, As He sustains them in marriage, Never leaving, Always faithful, Watching and … Continue reading

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HOW DO I LOVE THEE . . .

When I was just a girl of seventeen, I received a valentine from a young man who had been a best friend since beginning high school. It included a handwritten version of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous love sonnet.  At the … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA JONES & HIS MUMMY

It’s throw back Thursday, and time to share an oldie but a goodie.  Paul was shuffling through some old photographs a couple weeks ago and found this gem.  When he owned his ad agency, we’d have an annual Halloween party.  … Continue reading

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THE MAN THAT I LOVE

I thank God for placing just the right person in my life.  My husband Paul is 78 today and he’s given me more than I can possibly express in just a few words on a page.  We were only 17 … Continue reading

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KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING

My husband and I are still part of the work force, although we officially retired over ten years ago.  Now we have the luxury of living on the entitlements so graciously given us by our government.  I’m not being sarcastic … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF COLOR

I was unplugged for the weekend.  As part of the celebration of our 55th wedding anniversary, Paul and I decided to follow part of the journey we made as newlyweds on our honeymoon.  We traveled up the backroads of Northern … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST I MARRIED

ART BY PAUL BOECHER The barber pole with a little extra baggage on the top is called, “A Little More Off the Top.”  He actually sculpted this piece in a barber shop.  Today it stands outside of the Caribou lounge … Continue reading

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MY FIRST VACATION WITH MY HUSBAND

Picture this – it was almost fifty five years ago as my new husband and I embarked on our first vacation as a married couple.  I know this would be considered ancient history in our culture today, but we’d only traveled together … Continue reading

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TO THE ONE I LOVE

The touch of your hand, the power behind the hugs you give, The joy I receive when I see you smile and know you have peace, The feeling I get when you come home from a trip, The tears I … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

As children we learn about love from our parents.  As toddlers we start to experience love from others.  Once in school, we might become madly in love with our kindergarten teacher or the child in the next seat.  When we move into … Continue reading

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LOVE IS …

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The art in this post doesn’t really have to do with love, but I love it.  Reminiscent of Northwest Coast art, and if you use your imagination, you can actually see … Continue reading

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SHARING A LIFETIME

We had our picture taken for the church directory this year and I happened upon this old one of us, circa 1965.  Look at the abundance of hair and youthful expression!  I think we both still hold some of that … Continue reading

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RUNAWAY

The air was cold and damp as Leonard Koppe and his nephew guided twelve women aboard their merchant’s wagon in the early morning hours of Holy Saturday.  This band of a dozen left the comfort of the convent to flee … Continue reading

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GREAT HUSBAND

When I met this man, we were just kids of 15, starting our first year of high school.  We became great friends and by the time we were seniors, we decided we liked each other a lot more than just … Continue reading

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SPECIAL GIFTS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When you’re married to an artist, life is full of wonderful surprises.  I’ve forgotten the occasion, but many years ago, when income was meager and there was no room in the budget for … Continue reading

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