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audio 01:23 Butterfly Food

Butterfly Food

The delicate milkweed are in full bloom in the orchard, and I love to watch the butterflies flit around, tasting the sweet nectar. I feel spiritually nourished when I mentally sip the beauty that surrounds me.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/06/2018 10:00 AM

audio 02:14 A Different Kind of Lily

A Different Kind of Lily

I love following the parade of lilies as it stretches throughout the length of summer and different kinds of lilies touch special memories of younger days. Water lilies always bring a smile to my face as I inhale their sweet smell.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/05/2018 10:00 AM

audio 01:16 Celebrating with Orange Lilies

Celebrating with Orange Lilies

On a day which is traditionally red, white, and blue, I am celebrating with the orange color of daylilies that decorate the flower gardens and roadsides. They are traditionally a sign of summer, and I welcome them.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/04/2018 10:00 AM

audio 01:19 Through the Haze

Through the Haze

A summer Haze has engulfed the mountains, and it is just possible to make out their outlines across the valley. Even in these conditions, my clarity comes from walking the land and reaching to the sky.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/03/2018 10:00 AM

audio 01:51 An Old Fashioned Rose

An Old Fashioned Rose

We are in the middle of an old fashioned summer with a heat wave, and an old fashioned rose given to us by my sister many years ago is blooming in the garden. It is now our chance to create new old fashioned traditions.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/02/2018 10:00 AM

audio 01:30 A Field of Flowers

A Field of Flowers

The lupines have faded but the field is still filled with wildflower blooms from several varieties. They provide an ever changing palette of inviting summer colors. I am reminded that life is always a field of flowers, no matter what the season.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/01/2018 10:00 AM

audio 01:37 Boats and Roses

Boats and Roses

We drove down to Rockland on our anniversary and walked the waterfront admiring the boats of all sizes and the beautiful roses in full bloom. It was a tranquil experience filled with the wonderment of the adventures yet to unfold.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/30/2018 10:00 AM

audio 00:34 Taking it All In

Taking it All In

The summer afternoon was filled with magic as I sat on the bench at the top of the Lupine Field. The clouds drifted by as I watched swallows plucking insects out of the air to feed their young. I felt renewed as I began my journey back.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/29/2018 10:00 AM