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audio 01:09 Fair Time

Fair Time

It is the season to celebrate the harvest and attend the county fairs. It is also a time to see what’s new and dream of purchasing the latest and greatest at the various booths. Over the winter some dreams will grow while others will drift away.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/06/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:13 Fall Mowing

Fall Mowing

It is time to mow the field and the orchard. This year we have a new trail cutter to pull behind our side-by-side. I used to spend hours cutting it by hand. Now I enjoy, as I ride, watching the land being prepared for next spring.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/05/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:09 Evening Clearing

Evening Clearing

A light rain washed the earth, and as evening fell, the sky cleared with the hope of a fresh new day tomorrow. The rain not only nourished the land but our souls as well.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/04/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:17 Surrounded


I found myself surrounded by the colors, smells, and sounds of fall as I made my way through the orchard on the trail leading to the view. I thought of the people below in the valley that have come to see the sights but never leave their cars.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/03/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:09 Orange Leaves

Orange Leaves

The orange leaves are back for a short period of time. They blend with all of the other fall colors to create a beautiful mosaic as I walk the land. It is such a wonderful time of year to rediscover Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/02/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:27 Nature's Balance

Nature's Balance

I have long considered Nature a Master Artist. It has the ability to create pleasing balance when it presents a new work to human viewers. The birch tree is both the star and the supporting player and an example for us to follow.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/01/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:29 Slowly Coloring Up

Slowly Coloring Up

The foliage show is moving slowly this year, seemingly one leaf at a time. Still, things are moving. It is an example of how life moves, sometimes fast and sometimes slow. The secret is to keep moving.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/30/2016 10:00 AM

audio 01:31 Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

The recently dug hole in the pile of dirt beside the old road caught my attention as I wandered by. I wondered what made it and why it was there. I wondered about the meaning of life and marveled at its still unsolved mysteries.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 09/29/2016 10:00 AM