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audio 01:30 Double the Pleasure

Double the Pleasure

The double orange day lilies have begun to bloom. They are not as common as the single orange ones that dot the roadways, often remaining long after the people that planted them have moved on. This year these lilies are a welcome reminder of normal summer

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/22/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:28  Alive Again

Alive Again

The little brook has come alive again with water flowing down the mountain. It was bone dry just a few weeks ago and with the summer rains it now brings nourishment to the soil as it passes by. People are beginning to feel alive again.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/21/2021 06:00 AM

audio 02:03 Hosta Flowers

Hosta Flowers

The hosta plant produces large green leaves and one would expect to see large flowers. The reality is that their flowers are very small, and, although beautiful, may not live up to expectations. There are people who promise big things that seem to fade.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/20/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:41 Fuzzy Sumac

Fuzzy Sumac

The sumac are now in bloom with their long, fuzzy looking blossoms. It is a very invasive plant, popping up in places where the soil is raw as it spreads rapidly. It has brilliant red leaves and fruit in the fall. There are all kinds of people from “fuzzy

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/19/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:39 Feeding the Butterflies

Feeding the Butterflies

I paused while I was traversing the lower part of the Lupine Field to observe the butterflies feasting on the ragged robin that are now in bloom. Nature not only feeds the butterflies but also the souls of all those that visit her.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/18/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:09 A Lily of a Summer

A Lily of a Summer

Day lilies themselves do not last a long time, but with enough different varieties they can be appreciated all summer long. I smile every time I pass by one of their blooms. It truly is an old fashioned summer to me.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/17/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:52 Blueberry Season

Blueberry Season

They may be a little early this year because of the recent drought, but now with the much appreciated rain, blueberry season has arrived. It is also the season to re-connect to an old fashioned summer full of warmth and love and the hugs we have longed fo

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/16/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:44 Heart to Heart

Heart to Heart

Every time I find and photograph a heart in Nature, I feel as if I am sharing a positive message of love and gratitude from Nature that is being delivered to the hearts of those that tune into the podcast. I am just in between, experiencing this incredibl

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/15/2021 06:00 AM