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audio 01:37 Tiny Pink Blossoms

Tiny Pink Blossoms

I paused to admire the tiny pink blossoms on the pink spirea shrub that I transplanted a few years ago from a spot where it had “jumped the fence” from its parent shrub. It reminds me of the will to survive.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/23/2016 03:52 AM

audio 01:33 Hosta Flowers

Hosta Flowers

It is easy to miss the tall thin flowers on a hosta plant. They seem to disappear into the background. There is a lot of beauty surrounding us that we often miss.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/22/2016 03:03 AM

audio 01:28 Looking Into the Clouds

Looking Into the Clouds

A friend loaned me his camera to play with for a few days. It has a powerful lens, and I found myself looking into the clouds in a way I never had done before. A sudden event in our lives can create a different view in our mind.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/21/2016 05:53 PM

audio 01:20 Delicate Foxgloves

Delicate Foxgloves

I stopped and smiled when I came to the delicate white foxglove in the corner of a garden at the Center. I marveled at this beautiful plant that Nature had provided for me to brighten my day. I smile now as I reflect on it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/20/2016 03:00 AM

audio 02:09 First Bloom in a New Home

First Bloom in a New Home

A couple of years ago I dug up and transplanted a dozen hydrangeas. They had to be pulled out because of a building move. This year we have the first bloom after the move. People can take a while to bloom after a change.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/19/2016 03:00 AM

audio 02:18 A Beast in the Woods

A Beast in the Woods

I could hear its roar coming from below as it descended the steep slope ready and anxious to grab another meal of freshly fallen trees. I watched it from a safe distance as it passed by. It is a good beast working to renew the land.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/18/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:24 A Gift for a Day

A Gift for a Day

A day lily’s bloom reached for the sun while I paused and celebrated this beautiful gift from Nature. Tomorrow this bloom will be gone, but another gift will take its place.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/17/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:09 Nature's Nutrition

Nature's Nutrition

I paused to feast on the beautiful scene on the ground in front of me. Some of Nature’s nutrition feeds my soul just as it feeds animals and insects. I smiled and continued on my walk filled with inspiration.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/16/2016 03:00 AM