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WINTER WATCH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The majestic eagle casts his perfect vision on the field below, Always looking for his next meal or provision for his waiting mate, Who herself is on guard for the protection of … Continue reading

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OFF TO THE WOODS

A tradition in our family for more than 55 years, requires the father and son team of Paul & Bob to return to Wisconsin for the one week deer hunt. This special week of male bonding and fellowship started today, … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T HIDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Entwined with brush and branches, a refuge holds you tight, The world is far away, you’re hidden from its sight, The fear you hold inside, adrenaline excites, But comfort still you … Continue reading

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DAYLIGHT IS A BURNIN’

One of the points of taking a vacation is to forget about all the things you should be doing.  You should set your brain at idle and focus on nothing.  You’re expected to fritter away the hours and consort with 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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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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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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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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RANDOM THOUGHT – FROST

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Sparkling facets of frost, scraped from windshields to get a clear view of the road, but do we take time to really inspect the beauty of it? The tiny patterns etched into ice by the … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT

Original art by Paul T. Boecher © Soon this leaf cluttered green turned to the white of winter, bringing the solace of an icy, glimmering peace.  We live life fully in the spring and rage through the heat of summer.  Each season has its … Continue reading

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Autumn

The smells of summer still hang in the air. The potent fragrance of fertile soil. The aroma of a bonfire after dark to whisk away the mosquitoes. The blooming roses cast their lovely scent as they cling to life, knowing … Continue reading

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