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audio 01:43 Visiting the Past

Visiting the Past

Recently on a short trip to the coast of Maine, we visited places that my wife used to visit over sixty years ago, including the lighthouse on Pemaquid Point. It was great to visit old places that were being kept up and improved for the future.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/28/2021 12:00 AM

audio 02:04 Rediscovering a Pink Rose

Rediscovering a Pink Rose

I could see a pink blossom from the window that looks out on an neglected flower garden. It was a pink rose my sister gave me years ago. I will clear away the growth around it and maybe transplant it to a better place.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/27/2021 12:00 AM

audio 01:27 Resting in the Grass

Resting in the Grass

My eyes caught a flash of movement in the grass. I investigated and found a green moth flapping its wings. I took time to capture a photo of this beautiful creature and thought of other things I could have missed.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/26/2021 12:00 AM

audio 01:25 Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

Nature has many sweet treats waiting for me to sample all throughout the year. Now it is wild strawberries nestled in the grass. I used to spend time on my hands and knees gathering them. Now, I just take a sample and leave the rest for the wildlife.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/25/2021 12:00 AM

audio 01:25 In The Back of the Truck

In The Back of the Truck

In the back of the truck, a place where I wasn’t expecting it, a tiny stone heart appeared. I knew that it was there to show me I was being guided and on the right track. If we believe in the unbelievable we are, indeed, believing.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/24/2021 12:00 AM

audio 01:27 Another Spot to Reflect

Another Spot to Reflect

There are many spots on the Center’s land that provide the visitor a place to pause and reflect. It might be near a little garden like Barbara’s Garden, in the woods, or at the top of the Lupine Field. One doesn’t need to visit the land to pause & reflect

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/23/2021 12:00 AM

audio 00:59 Daises


I am reminded of the old song, “A Daisy a Day”, each time I encounter this simple white flower with a golden center. To me, daisies are old fashioned and bring my thoughts back to my childhood and what I call an old fashioned summer.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/22/2021 12:00 AM

audio 01:31 Foxglove Display

Foxglove Display

I had been keeping an eye out for foxgloves, had not seen any until I discovered one behind a lilac bush, and then as I was preparing to dump some brush, I discovered a foxglove display just out of sight. Nature always has a treat for us if we stay aware.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/21/2021 12:00 AM