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MEMORABLE PLACES – A GALLERY

A quiet town nestled into the bluffs lining the river – a popular city site of a former flour mill – the corner cafe in a tiny town hidden amongst the trees – a bakery, a lighthouse, a place for … Continue reading

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THE OLD HOMESTEAD – A GALLERY

The path to the house was lined with a brigade of tall sentries. Each pine meticulously planted and nurtured for years. It was now their duty to protect the meager house from the elements. Once you reached the house you … Continue reading

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IF YOU DON’T MIND, IT DOESN’T MATTER

Actually the above statement is untrue. I haven’t been to the doctor in over a year. The only medical attention I’ve had recently is getting my COVID19 shot. My doctor, however, is an amazing woman. I miss seeing her, because … Continue reading

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

What do you see in this photograph from the 1950s? To me, it’s a memory of Saturdays in my childhood. Each of those days would find me and every other kid in the neighborhood using our hard earned allowance to … Continue reading

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MAKING NEW KINDS OF MEMORIES

Here we are, in the midst of a pandemic, waiting for another legendary election, waiting to go back to church as we used to, hoping for that job promotion and praying that we stay healthy during the coming winter months. … Continue reading

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AFTERGLOW

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What will remain when we are gone, what memories will stay, How will the world remember us when we are far away, The treasures that we leave behind are often just a … Continue reading

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GOD FILLS ME UP

“Memories light the corners of my mind; misty water colored memories of the way we were.” The words to this Barbara Streisand song tell a very true story. We all have wonderful memories that we keep tucked in the recesses … Continue reading

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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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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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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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