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audio 01:36 Crackled


The tree with its ugly crackled bark reminded me of a type of antique glass with an applied finish that over time became crackled. That reminded me of people that over time show the effects of life’s wear on their bodies.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/18/2020 05:00 AM

audio 01:24 Hanging On

Hanging On

The red maple tree close to the orchard hangs onto its colors longer than the trees close to it. We are greeted with a beautiful red hue as we approach the cabin.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/17/2020 05:00 AM

audio 01:18 A Hollow Log

A Hollow Log

There is something about a hollow log that provides the mind endless opportunities to journey beyond the restrictions of daily normal life and out into the limitless bounds of the Cosmos. There one is free to examine life from a different perspective.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/16/2020 05:00 AM

audio 01:21 Fading Colors

Fading Colors

The foothills are now past their peak colors as the leaves are fading and dropping from the trees. To me the landscape takes on the appearance of a different time period, perhaps as it may have been a couple of hundred years ago. The clues are still there

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/15/2020 05:00 AM

audio 01:37 The First Fire of the Season

The First Fire of the Season

There are many rituals to celebrate the fall season wherever you live: the first apple crisp, the choosing and carving of a pumpkin, and the first fire in the woodstove. Rituals, large and small, help us celebrate and create special memories.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/14/2020 05:00 AM

audio 01:55 The Us and Downs of Moving a Shed

The Us and Downs of Moving a Shed

It was time to move the small shed out of the way of an upcoming logging operation to a place close to the Cabin. Fortunately, our neighbors stopped by to help. As we almost had it moved, the shed fell on its side. Amazingly it survived and so did we.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/13/2020 05:03 PM

audio 01:46 Delicate Balance

Delicate Balance

In a recent rain and wind storm a large dead tree broke apart and fell over, leaving a large section delicately balanced high up in the trees. It will probably come down this winter, but right now it is a reminder to keep watch above as I walk the trails.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/12/2020 05:00 AM

audio 01:25 Autumn Art

Autumn Art

People from all over the world come to the White Mountains in the fall in an attempt to capture the autumn art created by Nature. As a daily observer of Nature all throughout the year, my goal is to always be on the lookout for the small arrangements ofte

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/11/2020 05:00 AM