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audio 01:23 Ready for a Long Winter's Nap

Ready for a Long Winter's Nap

The photo of the bear captured by the game camera showed it was getting ready for a long winter’s nap. It had bulked up, putting on as much weight as possible. I think it is easy for people to bulk up this time of year.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/14/2021 01:00 AM

audio 02:12 Opening Up the View

Opening Up the View

With the recent logging operation on the back and top side of the Mountain we are discovering both old views we used to have and new views we have not seen before. At the same time we are also discovering inner views that give us new perspectives.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/13/2021 01:00 AM

audio 01:20 An Oak Leaf With a Heart

An Oak Leaf With a Heart

A visitor walking the labyrinth recently found an oak leak with a heart sign on it, and, knowing I liked hearts, sent me a picture of it. To me, it is another indication that our intentions are in tune with the land. My heart was warmed

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/12/2021 01:00 AM

audio 01:42 Thoreau Lives on in the Maine Woods

Thoreau Lives on in the Maine Woods

Dean Bennett, a Maine treasure, has just authored a new book, “Thoreau’s Maine Woods-A legacy for Conservation”. It is a work that connects the past with today with a purpose of carrying on this legacy into the future.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/11/2021 01:00 AM

audio 01:36 A Glowing Way to Start the Day

A Glowing Way to Start the Day

Now that we have our view of the mountains back for the winter we are often greeted with a pink alpine glow as the sun rises in the morning. It is a great way to start the day, and it creates a glow in our hearts that sends out love and gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/10/2021 01:00 AM

audio 01:15 A Meeting of the Deer

A Meeting of the Deer

The game camera recently captured a photo of three deer having a meeting. I wonder what they were saying to each other and how they were saying it. I wonder how all animals communicate, including humans. I wonder how many humans know how to communicate.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/09/2021 01:00 AM

audio 01:28 Night Owl

Night Owl

Another game camera capture of, what I think is, a barred owl, perched on a wooden device I use to cut up firewood for the end heater in the Cabin. The owls had a hard winter a year ago, and it is great to have them coming back again.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/08/2021 01:00 AM

audio 01:18 Taking Time to Watch a Beautiful Sunset

Taking Time to Watch a Beautiful Sunset

Now that I can see the sunsets again from our windows, I set an intention to pause and observe the beauty that unfolds in front of me. It is easy to wrap one’s mind in the stresses of the world and forget this wonderful gift Nature has given me.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/07/2021 01:00 AM