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audio 01:18 Red Apples

Red Apples

The apples have turned red on the trees in the orchard and even though we don’t eat these, they serve as a reminder to purchase some at a store to make pies and apple crisp. Nature provides us with many treats, some edible and some feasts for our eyes.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/17/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:33 In a Drought

In a Drought

We are in a major drought here in the foot hills. The little brook that flows by the house is bone dry. It will take a lot of rain to recover. Mind droughts, a least, can flow again through divine inspiration.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/16/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:17 Going to Seed

Going to Seed

Nature is casting seeds from many of its plants. The animals and birds have for the most part risen their young investing in the years to come. Now is a wonderful time during this harvest season to release the seeds of positive actions.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/15/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:57 Paul Bunyan I'm Not

Paul Bunyan I'm Not

Paul Bunyan was a folk hero, a giant of a man who could fell a large tree with one swing of his axe. I just enjoy spending a little time with my small chain saw cutting small trees to improve the land. I find working on the land good for my soul.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/14/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:34 First Warming

First Warming

There is an old saying that when you prepare and burn wood for heat it warms you several times. I found that to be true as I worked up a sweat cutting small trees and saving the trunks for the wood heater in the cabin. What we invest in now pays off in th

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/13/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:38 Lupine Seed Bouquet

Lupine Seed Bouquet

My wife gathered a bouquet of dried lupine stems with seed pods still attached so that she could plant them in a spot near the Cabin. I think of people who plant seeds of positive actions that will be sown by others to bloom in the future.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/12/2020 12:00 AM

audio 01:46 Last Flowers of the Season

Last Flowers of the Season

As September makes its way towards October I am noticing some of the last flowers of the season as they prepare to drop their seeds to insure there will be new ones next year. Fortunately the seasons of life allow us to grow all year long.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/11/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:53 It's Been a Dry Summer

It's Been a Dry Summer

It has been an exceptional dry and hot summer. Nature is beginning to show the effects of the drought. The grass in the Lupine Field is brown and the little brook that runs down the mountain is dry. We look forward to rain, but now is a wonderful time to

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/10/2020 06:00 AM