Tag Archives: Winter

WINTER’S GLORY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A clump of stately birch trees, Caressing the frigid landscape, Creating a barrier from the elements, A hiding place for those who need shelter, A place to bask in winter’s glory, Reaching to … Continue reading

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BEAUTY IN MONOTONY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Reflections of a monochromatic scene, Dipped in a wash of azure blue, A magical fantasy, Enriched with mystical elements, Still some semblance of reality, Life can be the same some days, Boring, without … Continue reading

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WINTER WONDERLAND

Last night as I went to rehearsal for an upcoming performance of “Willie Wonka,” the temperature was around 53 degrees.  A little rain fell during the day so the roads were wet, but it felt almost tropical for Minnesota.  During the … Continue reading

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JANUARY THAW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Shortened days – lack of sunlight, Fields are white and streets now glazed, In the icy silence of a stolen breath, Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon remembered, Anxiously we … Continue reading

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BABY, IT IS COLD OUTSIDE!

Winter blahs, cabin fever, vitamin D deficiency, and wind chill index are all negative terms used for winter.  In Minnesota we take winter to a new level by throwing out terms like Winter Carnival, Ice Palace and ice sculptures. In … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Frigid, Arctic air penetrates the skin like icy tendrils, Unforgiving, blustery winds seals the cold deep within, Each bone cries out for relief, Each joint groans, Each sinew tightens, Alone within … Continue reading

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BLIZZARD

ART AND POETRY BY PAUL AND KATHY BOECHER© A blast of frigid air returns, the sky explodes with snow, We don our hats and mittens. Our steps are  very slow, We barely see, our noses freeze, our cheeks soon turn bright … Continue reading

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WINTER WARMTH

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Majestic pines, remain fresh and green, A light dusting of snow tickles their branches, Glistening like diamonds across the once lush landscape, Within that icy mass, brilliance pours forth, Color still … 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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FEBRUARY BLAHS

It seems this little month lacks in number of days, but there are plenty of things to celebrate.  This February we’re also given an extra day to enjoy.  There actually are a lot of things going during this tiny month.  It’s been … Continue reading

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