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audio 01:15 Flags of Different Colors

Flags of Different Colors

Flags are flying all throughout the valley. There are patriotic flags for the holidays and open flags for the tourists. Nature is flying its flags also. The blue flag and yellow flag stand tall proudly displaying their colors.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/05/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:17 Preview to the Big Show

Preview to the Big Show

I have been anticipating the upcoming event since the snow melted this spring. I have witnessed the slow steady growth of the lupines and now they are ready to strut their stuff on the big stage. Many small events lead to a big one.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/04/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:52 Rhodie


This is the first year that we have enjoyed several pink blossoms on the rhododendron shrub at the Center even though they are currently hidden behind the log pile. I am reminded that there are magical things to find just beyond our sight.

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

audio 01:31 A Blaze in the Sky

A Blaze in the Sky

Just when I think I have seen the best of the best sunsets another one comes along that tops the last. Perhaps it’s just the pure joy of actually being there and being one with the Cosmos that is the real beauty.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/02/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:14 Time for the Ladies

Time for the Ladies

It is time for the ladies to visit the mountain again. It is always a special occasion when they appear dressed in their finest pink outfits. We like to search for them, keeping count as we go, as we celebrate the beauty of Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/01/2016 03:00 AM

audio 01:14 Guarding the Space

Guarding the Space

The tiny hummingbird guards its food source as if it was engaged in a life and death battle. It waits on a branch for a competitor and then dive bombs it. Some of us are like the hummingbird when we do not need to be.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/31/2016 03:00 AM