Category Archives: Winter

WE’RE HAVING A HEAT WAVE

We’re expected to have a temperature of 40 degrees above zero today.  When you consider we were suffering through minus 40 degrees with the wind chill last week, that’s an eighty degree difference.  It’s time to get out the flip … Continue reading

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REMNANTS OF A SNOW ANGEL

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post called “Winter Wonderland” as a prelude to some of the first actual snow we’d experienced up in the Tundra of Minnesota.  I reminisced about snow angels and the fun we had as … Continue reading

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WINTER WONDERLAND

Last night as I went to rehearsal for an upcoming performance of “Willie Wonka,” the temperature was around 53 degrees.  A little rain fell during the day so the roads were wet, but it felt almost tropical for Minnesota.  During the … Continue reading

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THE WINTER THAT NEVER ENDS

The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality each day only adds to their girth. That … Continue reading

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JANUARY THAW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Shortened days – lack of sunlight, Fields are white and streets now glazed, In the icy silence of a stolen breath, Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon remembered, Anxiously we … Continue reading

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WINTER

  The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality that each day only adds to their … Continue reading

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Hearts Melting

Intricate patterns of geometrical shapes Created one by one. Snowflakes – Each with a unique design. Like us they are not only unique, They are destined to melt down. They float gently through their brief existence – Maybe experiencing an … Continue reading

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Winter Warmth

Shortened days – lack of sunlight. Fields are white and streets now glazed. In the icy silence of a stolen breath, Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon remembered Anxiously we wait for one who promised he would come. In … Continue reading

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Fire

Crackling flames spit sparks onto the sides of a fire pit. Golden toasted marshmallows hang tightly to a green branch. The chill of winter invades your joints and consumes your breath. A fleecy blanket caresses your shoulders. You move closer. … Continue reading

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Minnesota White

The sky blankets us with a grey mask of clouds. The thermostat may not reach 20 today. Crystal shards line the street where a plow left its remains. The hardened, pressed snow crunches beneath your feet and your shoes collect … Continue reading

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