Tag Archives: nature

LAZY HAZY DAYS

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Can you imagine sitting on the stump of a downed tree at the edge of the river?  Your makeshift fishing line dangles lifelessly.  You dip  your toes into the refreshing water.  The … Continue reading

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BLOWING IN THE WIND

We have yet to be able to control the weather.  We can predict when a storm will come, but altering the course of the natural world is beyond our comprehension.  As with all things we don’t understand,  it somehow becomes part of “Mother … Continue reading

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GET BACK INTO NATURE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A blue-grey sky, rolls swiftly by, the clouds enwrap its glory, The road is paved with gilded stones, that tell an endless story, A husky mule, a rugged man, set out to see what … Continue reading

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BLACK & WHITE DRAMA

Ansel Adams was born on this day in 1902 in San Francisco. When San Francisco was devastated by the horrible earthquake of 1906, his family moved to the Seacliff neighborhood, which had a fantastic view of the Golden Gate Bridge and … Continue reading

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MR. PAUL – INTERPRETIVE NATURALIST

One day, as my husband worked as an interpretive naturalist, a boy of about 6 came up to him, looked him square in the eyes and said, “Mr. Paul, are you a paleontologist?  Without skipping a beat, Paul replied, “No, son.  … Continue reading

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POWER

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A raging surge of power pours, From a glacial lake on the mountain top, Swirling, Twirling, Tumbling, Searching, Opening the gates of heaven, Forging a path of beauty and majesty, The mad … Continue reading

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CLOUDS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Like a giant vacuum, sucking vapor from the earth, Descending down from heaven, like angels in their mirth, Billowing up so very high, the sky can barely hold them, Sprays of multi-colors rise, kisses and … Continue reading

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HUNGRY GOATS

Recently, my home state of Minnesota decided they would try to control invasive plants which are killing the good ones.  Where does one go to retain a group of goats?  I suppose they call UNEEDA GOAT or some other rent … Continue reading

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BEAUTY IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Swirling shades of mauve, azure, mossy green and brilliant yellow, Interlaced with contrasting purples, browns, deep crimson, Knotted and gnarly, Ridged, impenetrable, stoic, Trees can hold secrets from centuries before, They listen, but never … Continue reading

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CIRCLES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Droplets blend together from remnants of ice and mountain snow, Trickling over rocky crevices, dancing together in a timeless waltz, Soon they meld into a cascade of raging energy as the … Continue reading

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NUTS TO YOU

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE.ME 3/28/14 Spring has sprung. Birds are again singing their little hearts out. The squirrels are very active and I’m reminded of a time about 40 years ago when one particular squirrel was raiding the bird feeder … Continue reading

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A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A misty, early morning, among the bales of hay, New life appears and spreads its wings to welcome in each day, The atmosphere with crystal glow is dusting every bale, With … Continue reading

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EVERY MOUNTAIN SHALL BE LAID LOW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Who has the power to crash through rock with the heat of his breath, Who can move mountains, Who can cut a path through rugged terrain, Carrying streams of pure water, … Continue reading

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SUMMER SUN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Bathed in a buttery softness of golden light, Touched ever so lightly with God’s own breath, A powerful animal pads across the horizon, Burnished antlers glistening, Exhalation visible in the … Continue reading

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WHITE SAILS IN THE SUNRISE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© The artist follows a journey of his own, Travelling down the road less wandered trying to catch the light, Searching desperately for the right subject matter, A vagabond living in the moment, on … Continue reading

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OUTDOOR PAINTING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© A grove of trees, a cloud filled sky, a building set in the midst of nature, Anywhere the road takes you can become the perfect destination for a painting, When … Continue reading

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ROAD LESS TRAVELED

ORIGINAL ART BY PAUL T. BOECHER© Lines intersect through valleys of viridescence, Carving through shades of opulent emerald, Jade and golden yellow, Cutting a straight path to somewhere, yet going nowhere, On the less traveled roads, ruts don’t run so deep, … Continue reading

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GOD’S HANDIWORK

In watching a Ken Burns documentary, one cannot deny the beauty of America’s landscape.  Men have marveled for centuries over the bounty of beautiful places within our borders.  The mountain men of old, explorers, adventurers, men of industry all had a part in … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – ICE

Original art by Paul T. Boecher © In the coldest days of winter, when frigid temperatures hold us captive, is it possible to find anything beautiful in it?  Our bodies ache, our lungs fill with frozen air, our hands grow … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT -REFUGE

Original art work by Paul T. Boecher© A little cottage in the woods – an escape from the noise of the city – a place to ponder on the creation of God and the boundless beauty of it – freedom … Continue reading

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