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LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP

I love technology.  I hate technology.  I can’t live without it. I want to live without it.  It’s a conundrum of magnificent proportions to those of us who grew up with 10″ television screens and 45 rpm records.  However, I’m … Continue reading

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DID YOU MISS ME?

Yesterday was my day to go grocery shopping. I like to go early because there aren’t too many people – just us elderly folks – who they think get up at 5 AM.  What do they know and who are … Continue reading

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ZOOM!

Here’s the story ….. The Brady Bunch aired on TV from 1969 to 1974, just about the same time my children were in their growing up years.  The reality TV situation comedies had not yet hit the airwaves.  The Brady’s … 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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NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

Why is there so much bullying? It seems to permeate every area of our society. It comes at you out of nowhere. It grabs your emotions and cuts deeper than a knife. Words like “Sticks and stones may break my … Continue reading

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WHO ARE YOU?

He sat there, gloating upon a mushroom.  He inhaled the fumes from a hookah and blew smoke rings in the air as he pompously asked Alice, “Whoooo are youuuuuu?   Who was he to ask?  Nothing more than a blue … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL TOWN CRIERS’ DAY

I enjoy looking at a site called Days of the Year, which lists all the special and unusual holidays at home and around the world. It’s amazing what people celebrate.  Today is International Town Criers’ Day – one of those … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Most people have a preconceived idea about artists.  Some think being one requires living in squalor, experiencing all areas of life and staring at the face of a computer all day.  While others imagine the debonair, carefree lifestyle of one … Continue reading

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WORLD PASSWORD DAY

There are so many weird holidays.  You can even make up you own if you want to.  Today happens to be World Password Day.  How do you feel about them?  For me, if I don’t write them down, I forget … Continue reading

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RISING WITH THE SON

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss.  He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago,  The price … Continue reading

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I COULD WRITE A BOOK

As some of you know, I’ve been writing my first novel for some time now.  I actually started it about seven years ago.  Then life got in the way.  We downsized and moved to a smaller home.  About a year … Continue reading

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PARENTING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

We’re living in a brand new time. No, I’m not going to start a rant on technology, because I use it every day and am probably on the internet as much as my grandchildren.  It’s a magnificent tool.  With technology, … Continue reading

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ELECTRONIC CHAOS

Every time a computer glitch occurs, I can count on being tied up for at least eight hours.  This amazing device, which normally can save hours has the capacity to make a sweet old granny very cranky. This morning I … Continue reading

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BRIGHT MORNING STAR

He was one of the most dazzling of God’s creation. He was called, Lucifer,  the son of the morning; the day star.  He was there at the beginning – he’s been around through history and still exists today.  He has charisma – … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGY – LOVE OR HATE

My husband, bless his heart, says he’s an 1800s guy floundering in a world of 21st century technology.  This morning was a perfect example of that as he tried to fill out information for an employment opportunity on his phone.  … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE WORLD

The Lutheran Reformation will soon be celebrating its 500th anniversary. Tonight PBS airs “MARTIN LUTHER: THE IDEA THAT CHANGED THE WORLD,” the story of the Protestant Reformation and the use of means at hand to change the world with its teachings. On October … Continue reading

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HOW SHOULD I PRAY?

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When troubles come and crush us deep, They torture us so we can’t sleep, Our voices close, our lips are sealed, The words don’t come from hearts revealed.   Why is … Continue reading

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HOW TO BE A GOOD PARENT

I’d like to say, that after 75 years of living, I am an example of what a good mother should be. I’d like to say that, but unfortunately I’d be lying.  Everything I did as a parent was merely by … Continue reading

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THE SILENT GENERATION

I am part of the “Silent Generation” or more commonly known as a Traditionalist. We all have our pluses and minuses, but many of us old timers seem to think that the Newbies are on the road to destruction. I … Continue reading

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LET’S TALK

The cartoon reminds me of a situation when my husband owned his own business.  He was dressed in his grubbies, painting the lettering on his front door, when a salesman arrogantly pushed him aside and asked to speak to the … Continue reading

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