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audio 01:47 A Bearded Tree Spirit

A Bearded Tree Spirit

I am always looking at the bark on trees in search of symbols and images that might mean something to me at the time of discovery. I realize that you may not see what I see, but for me it is a way to stay in touch with the spirit of the Cosmos.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/16/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:26 On The Primrose Path

On The Primrose Path

The primroses are in bloom. This small bright flower is showing the way on the path to summer. Before long the weather will become warmer in time for us to safely and mindfully venture out into the world of the new normal.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/15/2020 06:20 AM

audio 01:22 Sunshine in a Vase

Sunshine in a Vase

The daffodils and white carnations arranged in an antique vase sit on a table on our indoor balcony glowing in the afternoon sunlight. It is one way that we can bring Nature into our home that reminds us of the many simple positive actions that can bright

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/14/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:20 The Lilacs are Budded

The Lilacs are Budded

The lilacs are budded and waiting for warm days when their flowers will burst open for people to admire and enjoy their sweet smell. Freedom has that same feeling. A warm day and a stroll in Nature do a lot to rejuvenate the soul.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/13/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:38 A Perfect Perch

A Perfect Perch

The phoebe found a perfect perch to pause for a moment before diving into the air to capture a bug. They are a busy bird, seemingly always on the go. We can learn from the phoebe by pausing for a moment to get a bigger view before diving back into life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/12/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:21 Opening Slowly

Opening Slowly

Nature is opening up spring at about the same pace that the economy is opening back up. Soon the temperature will rise and the leaves will pop open and people will be able to walk the beaches and visit the stores that have been closed during the virus.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/11/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:41 A Visit by a Polar Vortex

A Visit by a Polar Vortex

On Mother’s Day weekend we usually expect to do something special with the mothers in our lives, such as enjoying a warm May day, but this year everything is different, including a visit by a polar vortex that left a coating of snow. One never knows.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/10/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:40 A Hummingbird All Year Long

A Hummingbird All Year Long

The hummingbirds have returned to the valley. I look forward to watching these tiny energetic creatures zooming about the feeder. We are fortunate that we have a Gil Whitman bronze hummingbird to enjoy all year long, bringing Nature inside.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/09/2020 06:00 AM