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audio 02:14 Black and Blue

Black and Blue

I watched a bluebird perched on the roof of a birdhouse in the far end of the Lupine Field. It took flight and landed on a branch not far away from me. I saw its silhouette in the shade. Then it landed in sunlight and I saw its real beauty.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/09/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:11 Peek A Boo

Peek A Boo

I watched a chipmunk scurry under the tall grass from one hiding place to another and then back again as if it was playing peek-a-boo. I was reminded of all the thoughts in our conscious and unconscious minds that we play peek at.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/08/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:28 Rain Drops and Summer

Rain Drops and Summer

There is something about a rainy day in summer. It often changes our plans, and if we let that upset us, we may miss the new opportunities that Nature has provided. Each day has nourishment for our souls.

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

audio 01:23 Butterfly Food

Butterfly Food

The delicate milkweed are in full bloom in the orchard, and I love to watch the butterflies flit around, tasting the sweet nectar. I feel spiritually nourished when I mentally sip the beauty that surrounds me.

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

audio 02:14 A Different Kind of Lily

A Different Kind of Lily

I love following the parade of lilies as it stretches throughout the length of summer and different kinds of lilies touch special memories of younger days. Water lilies always bring a smile to my face as I inhale their sweet smell.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/05/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:16 Celebrating with Orange Lilies

Celebrating with Orange Lilies

On a day which is traditionally red, white, and blue, I am celebrating with the orange color of daylilies that decorate the flower gardens and roadsides. They are traditionally a sign of summer, and I welcome them.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/04/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:19 Through the Haze

Through the Haze

A summer Haze has engulfed the mountains, and it is just possible to make out their outlines across the valley. Even in these conditions, my clarity comes from walking the land and reaching to the sky.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/03/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:51 An Old Fashioned Rose

An Old Fashioned Rose

We are in the middle of an old fashioned summer with a heat wave, and an old fashioned rose given to us by my sister many years ago is blooming in the garden. It is now our chance to create new old fashioned traditions.

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