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audio 01:46 A Crop of Stones

A Crop of Stones

The first result of creating a garden in this area is a crop of stones. Then there is a sedum that blooms in the fall called Stonecrop. When I observe a pile of stones with a stonecrop plant, I appreciate the two elements united.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/23/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:16 It's Alive

It's Alive

The “hairy” fungus growing out of the tree appeared to have an eye looking back at me. It seemed alive, and of course it was. I wondered how it got its shape, how it grew, and what it had seen.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/22/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:19 On a Misty Morning

On a Misty Morning

On a misty morning my wife and I loaded the memorial bench for Jan into the truck and drove it to its resting place under the tall pine at the edge of the lupine field. Here many will sit, reflect and dream as they pause for a moment?

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/21/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:54 Hiding Among the Ferns

Hiding Among the Ferns

My eyes picked up the small butterfly as it skipped across the orchard. I followed it until it landed on a clover blossom. Had I not seen it land I would have missed it as it paused, hiding among the ferns. There is a lot hiding in life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/20/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:21 Blue White Sky

Blue White Sky

The sky is always different. Sometimes it’s the colors that catch my attention. Sometimes it’s the cloud formations. Each time I look, I am always captured by its magic. It fills my heart with gratitude and connects me to the Cosmos.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/19/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:56 Moving a Building

Moving a Building

It was time to get the little 8’ x 8’ skeleton of a building from the middle of the recent celebration at the Center to a place beside the Grace Trail and the Meditation Garden. It was a chore, but with persistence, was successful.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/18/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:14 Red Leaves & Granite

Red Leaves & Granite

I love the colors red and gray when they are used together like in Nature’s creation of red leaves and granite. I am grateful for the opportunity to marvel at the beauty that exists around me and in my memories.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/17/2017 03:00 AM

audio 01:26 A Bench for Jan

A Bench for Jan

Today we scatter the ashes of Janice Weinraub in the lupine field on top of the mountain where her spirit can soar in the White Mountains she loved so much. A new bench will be place under a pine where others can rest and soar also.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/16/2017 03:00 AM