Tag Archives: Winter

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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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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RANDOM THOUGHT – FROST

Original art by Paul T. 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 ice by the … Continue reading

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WINTER

Original Art “SNOW” by Paul T. Boecher© 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 that … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT

Original Art by Paul T. Boecher, “WINTER”© A fresh coating of snow is a great reminder of how God washes the darkness of sin from our hearts.  His blood makes us whiter than snow.

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WINTER’S GRIP

Spent the morning at the clinic waiting to be told what I already knew. I have a sinus infection. So I’m a little late in getting a post done. This has been a much easier winter for us than last … Continue reading

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Fire

Crackling flames spit sparks onto the sides of a fire pit. Golden toasted marshmallows hang tightly to a green branch. The chill of winter invades your joints and consumes your breath. A fleecy blanket caresses your shoulders. You move closer. … Continue reading

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SNOW WHITE

I never thought of white as my favorite color. All shades of blue and green and some shades of red or brilliant yellow are more my choice. White is the color of milk and those fluffy cumulus clouds that float … Continue reading

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Minnesota White

The sky blankets us with a grey mask of clouds. The thermostat may not reach 20 today. Crystal shards line the street where a plow left its remains. The hardened, pressed snow crunches beneath your feet and your shoes collect … Continue reading

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WINTRY BEAUTY

Sparkling facets of frost are scraped from our windshields so we can get a clear view of the road, but do we take time to really inspect the beauty of that frost? The tiny patterns etched into ice by the … Continue reading

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Bring on Spring!

Wind spirits itself through the trees, while white flakes again fall delicately, whimsically, often laughing at us as they pass by our windows. We know it won’t last, but this final burst is almost too much to bear, when hopes … Continue reading

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