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FIELD OF FLANDERS

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place: and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt … Continue reading

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BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE . . .

Memorial Day is almost here and with it thoughts of summer, vacations, picnics and fun. In the same breath this day was intended as a celebration of those who gave their lives in the service of their country. The National … Continue reading

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A NATION, UNDER GOD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   As the heat of the day pours down, and the children laugh and play, As grills sizzle with barbecue, cars fill up the interstate, We are drawn to the lakes and streams to be … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A HERO?

“We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.”    Will Rogers We’re all endowed with an inner little gem, called a conscience, which allows us the ability to discern the difference between … Continue reading

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IF MY PEOPLE …

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I … Continue reading

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WHO ARE THE REAL HEROES?

Memorial – remembrance – holding one in high esteem for deeds accomplished – the fallen, the wounded, the broken – the men and women who lay their lives on the line, every day and night for the safety of others.  That … Continue reading

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REMEMBER

Originally posted by atimetoshare.me  5/21/2015 It may have begun somewhere in the 1970s.  We were winding down a seemingly endless war in Viet Nam.  Women fought for equal rights.  Segregation was still an issue.  We had a national scandal and saw a … Continue reading

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SUMMER

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Sitting in the backyard chair, Gazing at the haze filled air, Skies of blue and not a care, Reflections on a pond do glare, Brilliant colors – lots to spare, Flowers … Continue reading

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DECORATION DAY

They called it Decoration Day so many years ago, We’d dress our bikes with crepe paper to let our neighbors know, Our pride was in the best place yet for all of us to grow, Though times have changed and … Continue reading

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