Tag Archives: spring

A CHANGE OF SEASON

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER – From the sketchbook of Paul Boecher, this magnificent maple tree and a study of the seed and stem that goes with it.  At first when I saw this little water color, … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The tears of God come rushing down to moisturize the earth, The water fills the hardened ground with life and brings new birth. The seeds that we have planted, lie dormant in … Continue reading

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DREAMING OF WARMER DAYS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The edge of a bluff lined river – a glassy reflection glistens and bounces onto a hill. The light touches the edges of trees and buildings in the distance, Creating patterns dancing … Continue reading

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SIGNS OF SPRING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY 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 dance becomes … Continue reading

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SPRING IS BUSTING OUT ALL OVER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER A few years ago, Paul and a few other men observed the nest of a pair of osprey. The birds busied themselves with refreshing the nest before the eggs were laid, oblivious … Continue reading

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COME ON SPRING!

Wind spirits itself through the trees, while a few white flakes fall delicately, whimsically, often laughing at us as they pass by our windows. Dormant tulips had already pushed their little heads through lifeless soil. What once was blanketed in … Continue reading

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FRESH START

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Filtered light kisses the petals, Morning mist embraces each leaf, Golden rays enliven, Breathing, Inspiring, Giving hope, Fear and anxiety drowned by the beauty, Bringing peace, Lifting up, We start anew, We gasp … Continue reading

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THE SUN HAS ARISEN

For glad Spring has begun, And to the ardent sun The earth, long time so bleak, Turns a frost-bitten cheek. – Celia Thaxter, American poet For the first time in almost a week, we’re witnessing the emergence of spring.  The … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY WISHES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© February is a tough month in the frozen tundra.  We are confronted with thoughts of green grass, a little warmer sunshine and melting snow.  Yesterday surprised us with a blanket of white … Continue reading

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THINKING POSITIVE

Spring is supposedly here, but Minnesota doesn’t realize that.  We’re in the midst of another snow event today with expected snow fall of 7-10 inches.  I am trying to remain positive and think happy spring thoughts.  I know this won’t … Continue reading

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SPRING MELT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Sheets of frozen shards begin to cut through the mountain, On its path, the ice turns into glistening, fresh, cool water, Crashing, Rolling over jagged rock, Bubbling and steaming, As it falls to still waters … Continue reading

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COME ON, SPRING!

The snow is slowly melting now, soon green will take it’s place, Long nights of winter darkness pass, soon sun will kiss our face, Warm caress of springtime sunshine, drops of rain shall fall, Dreams of golden days of summer, … Continue reading

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GRANDMA’S PANTRY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Springtime morning, The scent of cinnamon and sugar, Permeate a chill in the air, Cuddling it with its warmth, Hearty Minnesotans don shorts, Sunglasses, Short sleeved shirts, On a quest, For the … 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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THINKING SPRING

ORIGINAL ART AND INSPIRATION FROM KATHY BOECHER© The sun trickles through somewhat bare branches, Giving way to glistening dew drops and a fantastic diamond like glow, It rises to full height and dispenses all its light and beauty for all to … Continue reading

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COME ON, SPRING!

Spring is having a hard time emerging in our part of the country, but there are signs that it won’t be much longer. Buds are ready to pop on the trees and little tulips and crocuses are peeking through the … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE GRASS GROW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The days are much longer, the sun’s here to stay, We’ve turned life’s cold corner and it’s a new day, The once frozen waters are now clear and blue, Earth covered … 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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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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THE FARM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER In the weeds and trenches, In the darkest holes, Perched within the clenches, Of yearned for days of old, This bird of many colors, Stands guard along the gate, As colors bloom … Continue reading

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