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audio 01:37 There is Magic in a Puff Ball

There is Magic in a Puff Ball

As a child I used to love to find a puff ball growing in the grass and stomp on it to release the magic “smoke” inside. As it floated for a moment in the air, my mind would soar to places in a distant world. I still do it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/29/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:43 Afterglow


Now that the leaves have mostly dropped to the ground, all we have is the afterglow of the memories we can replay in our minds until next fall. Nature provides a way of escaping, whether in person or in our minds when needed.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/28/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:30 A Visit From a Big Boy

A Visit From a Big Boy

We recently checked one of our game cameras and discovered several unexpected visitors on the drive to the orchard, including a big male moose. The moose have had a hard time lately with ticks that suck out their life blood. Nice to know many survive.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/27/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:39 The Gift of a Late Afternoon Walk

The Gift of a Late Afternoon Walk

After playing two music gigs in less than 24 hours and after eating a late lunch, we decided a breath of fresh air was in order. A short drive and short walk brought us to the Lupine Field and an incredible fall view. It was a gift.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/26/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:43 Afternoon Glow

Afternoon Glow

The late afternoon sun shined its spotlight on and through the remaining yellow leaves on the trees casting a golden glow over the landscape and in my heart. I think of all the people that feel heart-centered gratitude and how their energy glows throughou

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/25/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:46 Suddenly We have a View

Suddenly We have a View

A glimmer of sunlight caught my eye and I was drawn to the window where for the first time in about six months we suddenly had a view. The leaves that had provided shade all summer were now dropping.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/24/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:25  Fading Beauty

Fading Beauty

I’m not sure if it is the freedom I’m experiencing as I discover life again after the confinement of the pandemic, but this has been one of the most enjoyable falls I have experienced in years. It may be that the habit of intending gratitude every day is

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/23/2021 06:00 AM

audio 01:43 Snow is in the Air

Snow is in the Air

I could see the snow flurries drifting across the mountains in the west. Even though they did not reach us that time, the signs are pointing us toward winter. It is time to finish up the fall chores as we enjoy the warmer than usual weather. I wonder how

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/22/2021 06:00 AM