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audio 01:29 Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye

My neighbor called to tell me a bobcat was in the back of their house. I grabbed the camera, headed over, and out their back window I saw this magnificent wild creation of Nature. I gazed eye to eye at it through my camera lens at a safe distance.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/14/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:51 The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree

We have a tree that reminds me of a chicken’s wish bone. My sister and I used to make a wish and then pull on a dried wish bone when we were children. The one who got the longer piece was supposed to get the wish. Now all I need to do see the tree.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/13/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:54 Finding Color in a Colorless World

Finding Color in a Colorless World

At first glance, the ocean scene looked colorless, just gray. Looking deeper I saw colors in the rocks, the waves and the sky that helped brighten my day. Life is full of color we often miss.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/12/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:16 There is No Bad Day at the Ocean

There is No Bad Day at the Ocean

We took a drive to visit the ocean on a gray winter day. The wind was howling, and it had been raining. We sat in the car and took in the majestic beauty in front of us. There are many things, including animals, that can always give us a good day.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/11/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:38 Slowly Sinking

Slowly Sinking

For twenty years or more we have been watching an abandoned pile of logs slowly rot and sink into the ground. Now less than half its original size, each winter the weight of the snow helps them disappear. Nature is providing hope as it reclaims the land.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/10/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:50 A Preview of Mud Season

A Preview of Mud Season

The recent February thaw created bare ground on sections of the old road. It was a preview of the mud season still a month or more away. Even if mud season is an inconvenience when it occurs, the preview gives hope for the warmth to come.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/09/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:23 Side Hill Melt

Side Hill Melt

Ever since I was a child, one of my favorite late winter pastimes is watching the snow melt away from the trunks of large trees growing on sunny side hills. Even though the melt may be interrupted by stormy weather, I am grateful for the chance to observe

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/08/2019 11:00 AM

audio 01:32 Sunset at Five

Sunset at Five

Now it is light at 5 pm. That is another milestone reached as we journey through winter. I am grateful for the increasing daylight, and each day I have the opportunity to find these little sparks of gratitude; it helps me find the positive side of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/07/2019 11:00 AM