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audio 01:32 Another Wildflower Bouquet

Another Wildflower Bouquet

As I sat on the memory bench beside the Lupine Field I noticed a beautiful bouquet of wildflowers growing in a place where there was very little top soil. Nature was providing me with another gift to brighten my day. I am grateful.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/08/2020 04:00 AM

audio 01:40 Mushroom Character

Mushroom Character

I have seen a lot of characters in Nature, from tree spirits to cloud faces to a mushroom characters. Each encounter provides an opportunity for my mind to embrace a story that may relate to a situation in life that I am experiencing.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/07/2020 04:00 AM

audio 01:39 The Storm Tracked to the West

The Storm Tracked to the West

The tropical storm, just below hurricane strength, roared up the East Coast and tracked by where we live to the West. I listened to the call on the scanner of trees down throughout the area. By morning it was gone and the sun was shining again.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/06/2020 04:00 AM

audio 01:32 Blue Wildflowers

Blue Wildflowers

There is a constant transition taking place in the Lupine Field from the disappearance of snow in the spring until it returns again in late fall. Right now, the beautiful and graceful blue Ragged Robin is in bloom. My intention is to daily discover someth

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/05/2020 04:00 AM

audio 02:17 In a Tangle

In a Tangle

I purchased a thousand foot coil of tubing to bring water from an old spring down the mountain to fill the Reflection Pool in the Peace Garden. We got half way there when it tangled up. My son worked on it for an hour or so and we decided to wait a week.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/04/2020 04:00 AM

audio 01:30 Witnessing the Invasion of a Bird House

Witnessing the Invasion of a Bird House

At first I thought someone had put a patch over the opening in a bird house with what at first looked like a camera hole. As I got closer I saw movement going in and out and I realized I was witnessing an invasion by hornets.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/03/2020 04:00 AM

audio 01:02 Floral Fireworks

Floral Fireworks

The beebalm is currently putting on a dazzling display of floral fireworks. It brightens my day when I attend the show and I am grateful that when the cold winds of winter blow that I will have a wonderful memory of the summer to cherish.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/02/2020 04:00 AM

audio 01:24 The Chicks are Half Grown

The Chicks are Half Grown

As we turned onto the trail at the top of the Lupine Field, my eyes caught a flurry of activity. A large flock of half-grown turkeys, led by a couple of adult hens, were making their way ahead of us. Life in Nature still follows its normal progression.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 08/01/2020 04:00 AM