Category Archives: summer

SUMMER VACATION 2020

The above photograph most likely took place during the pandemic of 1918-1919 – or the Spanish Flu.  I wonder if this family was about to venture out on a summer vacation. When summer comes to mind, I have wonderful visions … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME

This post was written shortly after Memorial Day, 2020, beginning the summer of our discontent. The climate was right.  Summer heat had overtaken the city.  It was a holiday – a day of remembrance for those who had died defending … 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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SUMMERTIME & THE LIVING IS …

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”   Mark Twain When I was a girl of 13 or 14, I had the chance to spend the summer with my Aunt & Uncle.  Their home … Continue reading

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SUMMER FUN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Aye, me hearties, it’s time to swab the deck and man the mainsail, For it’s summer and the sea beckons, Or at least the 10,000 lakes of Minnesota do, Water so … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF SUMMER HEAT

ART WORK BY PAUL BOECHER© A light haze kissed the surface of the steamy water as we set sail that morning.  Sea gulls hung in the air searching for their breakfast.  It seemed too hot to venture out on the boat … Continue reading

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