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audio 01:24 Bite Size

Bite Size

I spied a couple of small mushrooms growing on a branch and they reminded me of bite sized candy waiting to be tasted. Of course, I didn’t, but they reminded me that many treats in nature are the small discoveries often overlooked.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/08/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:09 Summer Delight

Summer Delight

Summer offers many treats for the eyes. I especially love the ever-changing parade of flowers that graces the landscape from spring right into the fall. Flowers are just one way of reminding me to be grateful for Nature’s delights.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/07/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:40 Orchard Colors

Orchard Colors

The orchard provides a variety of colors during the entire year for my eyes and soul to feast on. Now the ferns are beginning to mature and some are changing color. I often pause to marvel at Nature’s artistic abilities.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/06/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:37 Close Up

Close Up

From the top of the mountain I can see life in different views from the distant mountains to what is close to me. Through a camera or binocular lenses, I can also observe life close up from afar as well as life from my mind’s eye.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/05/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:50 August Evening

August Evening

The sun of the August evening flooded the clearing with warm golden light. Each day the view is different. Each moment in time is different. Life can sometimes block what is right in front of us. Sunsets can bring us back to awareness.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/04/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:36 Mushroom Season

Mushroom Season

Mushroom season is in high gear. Warm weather and moisture helps encourage their growth in many shapes and colors. Even though I do not eat wild mushrooms, they provide a feast for my eyes and my soul.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/03/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:30 Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty

I am continuously drawn back into Nature to experience its natural beauty such as the shrub-like wildflower that grows along the trail. When I am one with all this beauty, the rest of the world seems to fall into place.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/02/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:22 The Winds of Summer

The Winds of Summer

I walked the trail on a warm muggy day, hiding from the deer flies who were discouraged from following me by the cover of lowing hanging branches. As I stepped out into the clearing, the winds of summer greeted me. I smiled.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/01/2016 03:18 AM