Category Archives: summer

HEAT WAVE

When temperatures hit the 90s and the dew point is over sixty, we Minnesotans have a remedy for that. The Land of Ten Thousand Lakes beckons to those in search of refreshment from the summer sun and the disgusting sweat … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SAILING

Spring has sprung and summer in the midwest is bound to be tomorrow. We’ve been having a pretty good entrance into the season we all look forward to in Minnesota. I recall summers on the lake and sailing regattas on … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A FAMILY VACATION

It’s time to pack up the car, Winnebago, or van and head out to discover the National Parks or trudge off to a special destination. Most everyone remembers the family vacation movies that appeared several years ago.  We had our … Continue reading

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SINGING IN THE CAR

Summertime and the living is easy. At least it used to be. Well, maybe it never was easy, but I have some wonderful memories of summer vacations with my family. There were the road trips, where we’d all pile into … Continue reading

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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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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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