Tag Archives: seasons

SET SAIL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The morning sun rises earlier these days. Allowing each day to grow longer as spring shows signs of emerging. Cracks in the ice indicate a new season, Open water releases its frozen … Continue reading

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MELT DOWN

Each morning is like a new beginning, A fresh start, A clean slate, We begin with optimistic eyes pointed at the early glow of a rising sun, As moments progress, the light overtakes the day and, Burns off the remnants of morning mist, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS IT YOU SEE?

In the heart of the forest, what is it you see,The death of the bush or the loss of each tree,They die for a while, and rise up again,Spring pushes each bud, giving life deep within. Our days undefiled and … Continue reading

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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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FEBRUARY FROST

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY 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 … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE THINGS

October brings thoughts of Apple Cider simmering on the stove – the scent of cinnamon permeates the entire house. Pumpkins have been carved and set on doorsteps. Straw scarecrows stand as guards at the door. Farmers are looking forward to … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

ART BY KATHY BOECHER Dear, Heavenly Father, You have safely brought me through another week. You’ve walked with me each second of every day, even though I tend to go my own way.  You love me with an unconditional love … Continue reading

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WHERE LIES YOUR COMFORT?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A peaceful mist hangs over the stillness of a chilly mountain lake, Covered as with fairy dust, the beclouded vapor permeates, The cool blue water reflects an autumn morning, Light bounces off … Continue reading

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WINTER WONDERLAND

This photo was snapped on our way to church this morning.  We were on time, in spite of the time change and winter snow storm again last night.  I’m beginning to believe I live in Narnia or that Dr. Zhivago … Continue reading

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WARM SKIES,REFRESING WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What once was such a lovely day is coated now with snow, The temperatures have fallen to zero and below, We long for what we have not, we wish for better days, … Continue reading

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SHADES OF AUTUMN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The heat of summer has passed away, Giving way to gorgeous color everywhere, God’s paintbrush caresses the trees, Casts brilliant hues throughout the landscape, Fills the sky with burnt orange, crimson and gold, … Continue reading

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BRILLIANCE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An army of birch trees surrounds the crystalizing pond, The leaves begin to fall, but their outer shell remains, Clothed in brilliant shades of white and brown, The air has a … Continue reading

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COLORLESS

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© My world has turned to black and white, enveloped in ice and snow, Birds longing to sing their arias. feel temperatures soar below, Calendars say it should be spring, but heaven has other plans, An abundance of … Continue reading

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FADING FAST

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream Our path emerges for a while, then closes Within a dream. – Ernest Dowson, from “Vitae … Continue reading

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TIME PASSAGES

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The vitality of an extended summer, leads to the reality of winter’s coming, Waters take on a different cast as the chilled air reaches from the abyss below, Magnificent sunrises and … Continue reading

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A HINT OF HEAVEN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A sweet hint of implication and light upon the bay, The quiet indication of sights we see each day, A lonely craft cuts through the waves, the sky with clouds entwine, The trees turn … Continue reading

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BEGINNINGS

One man, one kayak and paddle, Cutting through the early morning stillness, With each pull, inches turn into feet as windows open, Fresh, clean, vibrant air forces its way into your nostrils, The smells of autumn permeate, Crisp, lifeless leaves … Continue reading

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SIGNS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The end of summer will soon draw near, Plans are made for a new school year. Crops are ready for the harvest, Tons of colors for the artist, Bounty ready for collection, Birds … Continue reading

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AUGUST GLORY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Summer days are quickly fleeting,  Soon the air will shift and blow, Heat gives way to colder weather, and we’ll see the white of snow, While we wallow in the beauty of these … Continue reading

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SUMMER TIME

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Not so long ago, The ground was frozen and Covered with a blanket of snow, Now an early summer sun beats ferociously, Upon the landscape, Humidity fills the air, Hovering like … Continue reading

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