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audio 01:42 Peak Color

Peak Color

From the top of the Lupine field, the valley and the mountainsides beyond are covered with the peak colors of fall. To some, this year’s leaves have not been as brilliant as in the past. I choose to look for the peak color of every day, all year long.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/19/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:43 Fall Ferns & White Birches

Fall Ferns & White Birches

Nature decorates the trail to the ledge, creating a beautiful landscape of fall ferns and white birches. Passing by, I pause and feel gratitude for the opportunity to be here and for all the wonderful miracles in life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/18/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:31 Open Space Under The Big Trees

Open Space Under The Big Trees

A few years ago we cleared the underbrush from underneath some big trees on top of the mountain. It gives us a different view. Clearing aware the underbrush in my mind can help me see things differently.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/17/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:17 A Good Place to Read The Paper

A Good Place to Read The Paper

Lately, with the beautiful fall weather, when I get a few moments to read the paper, I take it and a bottle of water and walk from the orchard to the Lupine Field. The paper is just an excuse to smile a lot in Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/16/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:28 The Table Is Set

The Table Is Set

I smiled as I saw the leaves on the old mill stone and I knew the table was set for a feast for the eyes of fall colors, tastes, smells and the feel of cooler air. When this feast is over, Nature will provide another one as it does all year.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/15/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:25 Looking Down On the Pond

Looking Down On the Pond

From the top of the Lupine Field I can look down upon Davis Pond, a small body of water in the valley below. It looks like a tiny old-fashioned toy village from this perspective. Sometimes it is good to see life differently.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/14/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:39 The Joy of Being in Nature

The Joy of Being in Nature

Although it is my intention to be in Nature every day, I sometimes get sidetracked and don’t have the opportunity to feel the joy of being there in person. When that happens, it increases my gratitude for my next visit.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/13/2017 10:00 AM

audio 01:29 Framing the View

Framing the View

At the top of Kyle’s Trail, Nature has provided a natural picture frame that hikers can step through into the view from the Lupine Field. When we see something differently in life, it helps frame our perceptions.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/12/2017 10:00 AM