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AGING FOR THOSE WITH A SENSE OF HUMOR

I’m currently in the process of brainstorming, which could be dangerous for a 78 year old woman.  The storming of my brain is nothing new, but the subject matter has changed over time.  I used to write about funny parenting … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY

One of the many photo ops on social media is to post a picture from your past on Thursdays. Maybe the photo is from a time before you knew them and you wouldn’t recognize that person in a million years. … Continue reading

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OLD & NEW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© With every passing morning, through every dawning light, Time flits from here to there each day, and withers into night, If it would just stand still again, like golden days of … Continue reading

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MISTY MEMORIES

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our days go swiftly, like an early morning dawn, They often pass so quickly, they pass and they are gone, We turn each page anticipating, We long for and are waiting, For … Continue reading

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A MOTHER REMEMBERS

We women have a preponderance for remembering. We’re right on top, with birthdays and anniversaries. We usually don’t forget important appointments, even when we put them on the calendar. We remember our child’s first words, steps and accomplishments. We often … Continue reading

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SPRING – RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The ravages of winter have all but covered the once fertile fields of this beautiful, old barn, but life still exists within and without. The memories emanating from my grandparent’s farm continue … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS FAMILY SELFIE

Here it is, the last day of January and the whole family is all together again.  As you recall, I spent Christmas Eve in the hospital. Our family from South Carolina (the four on the right – Amy and her … Continue reading

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FRIDAY MEMORIES

Facebook has an app that shows some of your posts from past years.  I hadn’t realized how many pictures of our dog, Gage would pop up to remind me of the sweet dog who had to leave us last year.  … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING MEMORIES

As I think back to times that warm my heart, I can’t help but remember the old cast iron stove that was the centerpiece of my grandparent’s kitchen. That huge conservator of heat kept the house warm – listened to … Continue reading

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SOMEDAY THESE WILL BE THE GOOD OLD DAYS

I remember hearing stories about the good old days when I was a child. My grandmother would talk about riding a horse and buggy to town every Sunday for church and spending the rest of the day with relatives. There … Continue reading

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AGING WITH A PLAN PART IV – 80-90

You are now part of an elite group of survivors.  The ages between 80 and 90 are reserved for those who still have much to give the world or those who have been filled with new parts that won’t give … Continue reading

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TEARS, LAUGHTER & MEMORIES

Our lives are filled with many emotions, but the main three are tears, smiles and memories.  We cry and the tears ultimately dry.  We laugh and the smiles eventually fade from view.  The memories we create along the way will … Continue reading

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WARM SKIES,REFRESING WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What once was such a lovely day is coated now with snow, The temperatures have fallen to zero and below, We long for what we have not, we wish for better days, … Continue reading

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MAKING MEMORIES

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Memories are like a flash drive.  We store them in our brains for future reference.  We tuck them into another place so we can forget about them temporarily.  We might not like … Continue reading

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THE OLD HOUSEBOAT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© ORIGINALLY POSTED 8/31/2015 The old houseboat still maintained a look of elegance, Even though paint was chipped and faded, The bough slightly battered from a constant, relationship with the shoreline, She sat quietly moored … Continue reading

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TRY TO REMEMBER

A song from a sweet little musical, “The Fantasticks,”tells the story of a girl and boy who fall in love, but they are neighbors and their fathers have been involved in a feud for some time.  A wall separates their … Continue reading

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LET ME SHOW YOU SOME PHOTOS

  When on vacation, I’ve become the self appointed photographer.  We no longer carry those bulky, fancy cameras with special lenses.  Now we opt for our cell phones.  Who knew a tiny device like that could take good photos?  Most … Continue reading

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GRANDMA & GRANDPA TIME

Picture taken last year at Joshua’s high school graduation.  He’s in the middle.  Jordan graduates from college next weekend.  He’s the handsome dude in the white shirt. Our bags are packed and I’m so ready to go.  The call of … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK

We’re quickly approaching the end of another year. It’s time to pack up everything that happened in 2017 and add it to annals of history, but is it really a good idea to simply look ahead?  We can learn much … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY

Here’s a real throw back to another time and place.  This must’ve been about 42 years ago, judging by the hair on my husband’s head and face.  Mine was short and designed for ease of care with three little ones to … Continue reading

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