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LONGING FOR SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Thinking of warm summer days, I pulled these paintings out of the archives for your enjoyment. Another look at life on the river. Like ships in the night, we pass through this … Continue reading

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MISTY MEMORIES

MONDAY MORNING MEMORIES OF WARMER DAYS Our days go swiftly, like an early morning dawn,They often pass so quickly, they pass and they are gone,We turn each page anticipating,We long for and are waiting,For time to take us home,We set … Continue reading

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A DAY AT THE PARK

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This is a rerun of a post done a few years prior to the pandemic. It was a time when playgrounds and beaches were filled with brilliant color, fun filled moments and … Continue reading

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SUNFLOWER MEMORIES

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The hot and humid sun has set, upon a field of gold, Within that field a wondrous sight, a magic to behold, The sky has dropped its golden rays, upon that open field, And … Continue reading

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I MEANT TO DO THAT!

I came across this cartoon the other day and was reminded of my infamous golf story. Actually when I was in my prime, I was a pretty good golfer.  I was a pretty good bowler, volley ball and tennis player … Continue reading

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SUMMER TREASURE

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The edge of a bluff lined river – a glassy reflection glistens and bounces onto a hill. The light touches the rims of trees and buildings, creating patterns dancing from one place to another .  The deep crevices fill with … Continue reading

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GLORIOUS SUMMER 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 from one place to another. The … Continue reading

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TODAY IS MAY 31ST

With the end of May, comes the end of school; a short reprieve for teachers and students; time for parents to find things to occupy their kids for the next three months; the beginning of summer fun. Most teachers will … Continue reading

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AUGUST SKY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The fields are all but harvested, the hay lays on the ground, The air contains the slightest chill, with stillness all around, The old, red barn stands waiting now, to make it overflow, Abundance … 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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UP TO THE CABIN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The week has dragged on far too long, it’s time to get away, You pack the car and sing a song when Friday comes your way. You fight the traffic and … 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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GONE FISHIN’

A morning mist engulfs the lake, the air is fresh and clean. You pull the anchor and set out, to waters so serene, The sputter of the motor spits, encroaching other sounds, That lead to the old fishing hole, where … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON A CLOUDY DAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A haze encapsulated sky sheds a minute amount of light, Upon the river’s edge, Capturing reflections, Dispersing shadows, Displaying an array of natural color, Until only a few short weeks ago, The ice retreated … Continue reading

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FIRST LIGHT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  RED SKY IN MORNING, SAILORS WARNING; RED SKY AT NIGHT, SAILORS DELIGHT. Not a touch of red in the sky this early summer morn, The sky is clear, the water still, … 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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SUMMER FUN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Aye, me hearties, it’s time to swab the deck and man the mainsail, For it’s summer and the sea beckons, Or at least the 10,000 lakes of Minnesota do, Water so … Continue reading

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MINNESOTA HOT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Only a short time ago, the ground was frozen and covered with a blanket of snow, Now an early summer sun beats ferociously down on our landscape, Humidity fills the … Continue reading

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SUMMER DAZE

Painted Plein Air at Elm Creek Park – 2 on the easel, by Paul T. Boecher© The chatter and noise of children at play, Summer breeze of relief from the sun’s burning ray, Red Umbrellas and blue shade a sweat covered brow, Things to … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT SUMMER

   Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Those long, hot and steamy days of summer, raging with triple digit temps – all the boats moored in the marina, too tired to fill the sails with nonexistent wind.  All the crew … Continue reading

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