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audio 01:34 Isolation


In these days of social distancing, and even isolation, it is easy to feel out of touch. I love the isolation of the mountain because I feel totally connected to everything as I take in the expanse of the landscape. Fortunately we have the internet…

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/21/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:15 Grateful for the First Day of Spring

Grateful for the First Day of Spring

Finally we have reached the first day of spring according to the calendar. It is a welcome date that I am especially grateful for during these unusual times. Soon the world will be green again with Nature’s beauty.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/20/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:39 Finding Some Sparkle

Finding Some Sparkle

I look for something each day that provides a sparkle in my life that I can also share in a podcast. The other day I saw it out the window as the late afternoon sun shone on drops of water from the melting snow. Sparkle is a part of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/19/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:19 Letting Go

Letting Go

The beech leaves are finally letting go of the branches they have hung onto all winter. It is time for new growth. Nature is giving us a wonderful example of how now is the time to let go of the old normal and embrace the new.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/18/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:36 Crunch Time

Crunch Time

The sound of my feet on the frozen snow crunched loudly as I walked through the orchard. There would be no sneaking up on wildlife today. This is crunch time for the human race dealing with the virus that has snuck up on us. Proceed with awareness and lov

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/17/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:35 Contrasting Seas

Contrasting Seas

The ocean provides an excellent opportunity to study all aspects of life. It has many contrasts in color from turquoise to deep blue to dark green, as well as different moods from crashing waves to glassy calm. The sea gives us a chance to be an observer

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/16/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:42 But There Is Hope

But There Is Hope

Sometimes it just doesn’t feel like spring, but there is hope. Continuing the thought from yesterday’s podcast, using the normally negative word “but”, I am changing the negative into a positive, interrupting my thoughts with daylily shoots poking up.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/15/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:28 Sometimes it Just doesn't feel like Spring

Sometimes it Just doesn't feel like Spring

After a couple of weeks of spring-like weather, the cold of winter has returned. It doesn’t feel like spring at the moment, and in days like this I look beyond the weather to focus on the things that I am grateful for.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 03/14/2020 06:00 AM