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STUBBY, THE SQUIRREL (CONTINUED)

My friends and I are ever so grateful for the nice accommodations you’ve provided for us.  I think the shed is for your husband to do his art work.  Occasionally I peek in there when he’s not looking and watch … Continue reading

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TELL YOUR STORY

For most of us, we don’t think there is anything worth writing about in our own story. However, God has created each of us with a uniqueness that can’t be denied. Each story is important. Each life has merit and … Continue reading

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A LITTLE MORE OFF THE TOP

WOOD SCULPTURE BY PAUL BOECHER I often post paintings by my artist husband, Paul.  He dabbles in all sorts of art and is now one of the teaching artists at a local art center in our community.  Art is something … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME … THE FACE OF GOD

Never before in the history of time had the sky been so clear. Only an occasional cloud hung there as a reminder. Rain came when the soil dried – only when necessary. It was so clear, some thought they could … Continue reading

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GIVING UP OR GIVING IN?

Days grow into weeks and weeks into months. Some of those days are filled with optimism while others bring nothing but one bad thing after another.  The amount of time and energy we spend on those bad days is really … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC OF THE THEATRICAL

It seems a lifetime ago when the movie theatres were still open – when you could take in a movie for $5 on a Tuesday – when you could escape to another place, time or fill a couple hours with … Continue reading

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A DAY FOR THE ARTS

Yesterday was a gorgeous day in Minnesota.  The sun was casting a golden glow everywhere and surprisingly there were few mosquitoes (our state bird.)  There was no humidity, the flies and gnats were nowhere to be seen.  Temperatures were in … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC OF THEATRE

The week after Easter, my cast of 24 children will get on stage and present THE MAD ADVENTURES OF MR. TOAD.  Some magic is occurring right before our eyes.  The kids memorize lines, learn songs and dances and they are … Continue reading

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THE MAN UNDER THE HAT

The fellow in this picture bears no resemblance to the man of today.  He went through many stages of hairstyles during his time.  This one was the beginning of his Bob Ross look, but it was before Bob ever became … Continue reading

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OPEN HEART SURGERY

Returning down memory lane, my husband had many interesting moments when he was in the advertising business.  He did almost everything, from a trip deep into the Wind River Mountains on horseback to flying into a remote lake in Alaska … 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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MORNING GLOW

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© – “Morning Glow” painted en plein aire at Como Park Conservatory, St. Paul, Minnesota. An explosion of color pours through the negative spaces, A new edifice, designed to add to the glory … Continue reading

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DREAMS

I’ve been known for fantastical, out of this world, nonsensical and truly weird dreams.  Last night I dreamt I went in for some kind of surgery and came out with tattoos all over my body.  Mind you, I have never been … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – DREAMS

   I wonder where dreams come from. Are they a cacophony of our daily lives or simply stirrings in the heart of our imagination? Do they serve a purpose? When ever a creative person dreams, he’s taking all those elements … Continue reading

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IMAGINE

Have you ever looked at clouds and watched “them come to life right before your eyes? It’s something most of us do as children, but can still enjoy as we grow older. Last night as we were driving home, I … Continue reading

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