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audio 01:28 A Reminder of Seasons to Come

A Reminder of Seasons to Come

The bouquet of flowers, still in bud form when my wife received them, slowly opened as they sat in a vase on our indoor balcony. Then like magic, they opened and gave us a reminder of the seasons to come.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/07/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:27 Frosty Island

Frosty Island

I had waited a few months to return to the sea, but a brisk icy wind kept our walk to just a few minutes. It was enough time for me to visit a frosty island in my mind. The adventure lingered long after my return to the heated cab of the truck.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/06/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:08 Ice Coated Sprills

Ice Coated Sprills

The ice formed a thick coating, encasing the evergreen sprills in a way I had never seen them before. If I had not been looking for unique pictures to take, I could have missed them. I am grateful to have a different view of what I often see.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/05/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:55 Low Hanging Branches

Low Hanging Branches

The ice-covered branches blocked the trail causing us to weave back and forth as we walked towards the ledges. The path had changed but our destination was still the same. A walk through life also may be over a changing path.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/04/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:11 Pine Flowers

Pine Flowers

The thick ice coating the tips of the pine tree branches created a view that looked like the tree had grown flowers. To me it was a beautiful sight and it reminded me that there are many “flowers” of life blooming differently.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/03/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:16 Winter Lace

Winter Lace

The ice coated branches of the severely bent white birch looked like sparkling lace in the bright sun. I noted the beauty along with the destruction from the recent storm. It reminded me that there is beauty everywhere in life if we choose to see it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/02/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:07 Off on an Adventure

Off on an Adventure

I wonder when I see human tracks in the snow what kind of an adventure they will have on their journey into Nature. What will they see? What will they feel? Will they come back to the world changed by their experience?

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/01/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:38 Frozen Whites

Frozen Whites

I could see a magnificent scene through the trees as I approached the Lupine Field. I smiled, breathed in the crisp cold air, and continued on to my destination, filled with gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/31/2018 06:00 AM