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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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FAMILY REUNIONS

July often reminds me of a time long ago, when we’d gather as a family for a great big party.  We’d dine on potato salad, fried chicken, homemade ice cream and deviled eggs – not to mention tasty homemade pies and cakes.  Everything … 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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PAINTING OUTDOORS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© A gentle breeze winds its way through a treed canopy, Taking a trip along the water’s edge, Clouds begin to collect in angelic form above the lake, A peaceful setting, filled with … 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 – MEMORIES

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Days of endless winter capture the hearts and minds of many in my part of the country.  All that remains are memories of a warm summer day as the sun beats relentlessly upon cool … 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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SUMMER GLORY

ART WORK BY PAUL 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 deep crevices fill … Continue reading

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SINGING IN THE RAIN!

It’s Monday and it’s raining.  For me, rain conjures up thoughts of God’s tears falling on us, either to wake us up or to calm and refresh us.   I think God cries for us when He sees all the evil that infests our world.  … Continue reading

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SUMMER ALREADY?

I live in a part of the country known for its extreme weather changes.  Only a month ago, we were experiencing temps in the 50s and 60s.  When you’re a menopausal woman – or just an old woman for that matter … Continue reading

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