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A SENSE OF PLACE

This week has been a busy one for my husband, Paul, as he prepares to launch a one man show of his art on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  For those of us in our seventies, any kind of exertion can … Continue reading

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BITTERSWEET

Me with one of the very important Oompa Loompas, before the last show yesterday.  For the past few months, I’ve been working as stage manager for a children’s theater production of Willy Wonka, Jr.  The last show of fourteen performances, … Continue reading

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INSTITUTED BY GOD

  The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.   Genesis 2:15 Since the beginning of time, God had things for His creation to do.  He put Adam in the Garden … Continue reading

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A NIGHT IN THE WAREHOUSE

My husband was forbidden to purchase a gun when he lived with his parents.  Their reasoning made perfect sense.  They had witnessed many gun shot deaths in their business.  When Paul got out of the Air Force and was still … Continue reading

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ARTIST

Paul Boecher, carving the Mermaid for the Newsroom Restaurant in Minneapolis, MN. My husband has had a number of careers in his 75 years.  After losing his successful advertising agency back in 1991 he had to look for new ways to make … Continue reading

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THE SWEAT OF YOUR BROW

If you go outdoors today for any reason, prepare to sweat.  I believe part of the wages of sin is sweat and have in these later years been more prone to it.  Today my husband, the artist, is completing a three day painting … Continue reading

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WHEN SHOULD I RETIRE?

I didn’t really begin a career until thirty some years ago, when my children were in high school.  During that time, they were attending a school that didn’t have a drama department and since I always enjoyed that part of my … Continue reading

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THE SWEAT OF YOUR BROW

Today’s temperature in Minnesota is expected to reach 90 with a dew point in 70’s.  That means if you go outdoors for any reason, prepare to sweat.  I believe part of the wages of sin is sweat and have in these … Continue reading

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CONSIDER THE ANT

My husband will tell you, I get way too involved in my garden. I spend hours on just one bed and by the time I’m done, I feel pretty good about it.  Being in the garden is my chance to clear … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DAY OFF?

With almost 10% of the work force unemployed in our country, Labor Day is just another day off for many.  We are a nation founded on hard work.  Most of us enjoy working hard and gain great satisfaction from the … Continue reading

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LABOR DAY

When we think of Labor Day, we tend to look at it as an American holiday. Actually it was first instituted by Canada after many labor disputes over 12 hour work days. Like our neighbors to the north, the U.S. … Continue reading

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