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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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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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As I unpacked those treasured ornaments from the past 53 years of marriage, memories began to pour into my head.  There were the handmade pieces; the delicate globes decorated with the names of each in our family; the store bought … Continue reading

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  I wrote this on 12/3/16 on atimetoshare.me.  Since writing about the appearance of each spirit that visited Scrooge this week, I decided it was worth a re-run. I always thought that “A Christmas Carol” was just another of those dark … Continue reading

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“Spirit!” said Scrooge in a broken voice, “remove me from this place.” “I told you these were shadows of the things that have been,” said the Ghost. “That they are what they are, do not blame me!” Charles Dickens – … Continue reading

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As soon as the football games are back to their normal three days a week, rather than twenty five in one day, our thoughts turn to Christmas.  It’s been one of my enjoyments to watch the old holiday movies during … Continue reading

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When our family moved from Wisconsin to Minnesota, I had no idea what a project it would be to make those holiday trips back home.  We had a small car packed with a playpen for our toddler; our meager homemade … Continue reading

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Yesterday was like an old fashioned fourth of July for us.  We went to the park in the center of our little town, carried our lawn chairs to a nice shaded area along with many others, and sat and waited … Continue reading

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Before the impending birth of my husband, seventy five years ago, his parents purchased this Jenny Lind crib for him to rest his tiny body.  A few years later, his sister occupied the same space.  When our own three children … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© With each passing mile we see, nestled in within the trees, Tiny reminders of homes which once were, Each building, suffering the wear of time, Peeling paint, Broken windows, Shattered dreams … Continue reading

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