Tag Archives: Past

THROW BACK THURSDAY

Original post from 8/21/2014  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 … Continue reading

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DON’T LOOK BACK

You never begin a new life. It’s a mistake to think that you end one part of your life and start another as if there’s no continuity. Rudy Giuliani When Lot’s wife looked back the smoldering cities of Sodom and … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CUMP

Picture this.  It’s 1958.  I’m sitting in the front row of my American History class.  My teacher is standing upon his desk, re-living the battles of the Civil War and in the process of his expounding, his words are laced … 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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MISTY MORNING

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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OUT OF THE OLD SPRINGS LIFE

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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ALMOST FINISHED

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. John F. Kennedy True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to … Continue reading

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THE PAST OR NOW?

When I find a well-drawn character in fiction or biography I generally take a warm personal interest in him, for the reason that I have known him before–met him on the river. – Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain I … Continue reading

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DAYS OF YORE

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Long, cotton dress, brushing the tops of a cobblestone road, A child at her side, collecting posies while roaming the edge of an ancient town, A town built of … Continue reading

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DAYS OF OLD

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Were things so great in days gone by, or slower and less confusing, To reach your eyes up to the sky and paint the clouds to your amusing, An elephant or eagle’s wings, a shepherd with a flock of sheep, beside … Continue reading

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SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET

Have you ever research your family tree? I had a great-great grandfather who fought in the Civil War. Another was a tailor and another built several churches in his state. Many were pioneers in the early history of America and came … Continue reading

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IF ONLY . . .

Nostalgia is defined as a bittersweet reminder of what things were like in the past – what we were way back when – who we spent time with and how much better our lives were.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if … Continue reading

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