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audio 01:33 White Treasure

White Treasure

My wife saw it first, a small flash of white just breaking the surface of the soil. It was a piece of white quartz, considered a treasure by those that walked the land centuries ago, to be shaped into arrow heads and tools.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/27/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:22 November Sky

November Sky

The skies of November are often gray and foreboding, warning of the winter storms just beyond the horizon. The days are short, and I find my thoughts journeying back in time to feelings I do not recognize in this lifetime.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/26/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:58 A Long Lasting Wall

A Long Lasting Wall

The old stone wall has served as a boundary line for a couple of hundred years. Some of the granite slabs must have been hard to move into place. The wall is a monument to the settlers that built it. Our actions can last a long time.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/25/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:06 The Last Sit of the Season

The Last Sit of the Season

With the weather turning colder, we finally had our last sit of the season before we moved the green bench to the side of the cabin. We enjoyed our picnics there and will dream of new ones when the winter has passed.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/24/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:37 Tool Marks

Tool Marks

The stone cutters of the 1800s used a type of chisel called a star drill to make a line of holes in granite. They would often leave the stone over the winter when the holes filled with water and then froze which caused the granite to split. The marks rema

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/23/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:31 Gratefulness

Gratefulness

On this day of Thanksgiving, it is a good time to pause and celebrate the good things that happen in our lives. Sometimes it may seem there is little to be grateful for until we look below the surface at the blessings we constantly receive.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/22/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:30 Slicing the Granite

Slicing the Granite

Many years ago, the stone cutters sliced a granite boulder and then left the pieces in place on the mountainside. I’m not sure if they had given up on the land or if the stone was unusable. Today their hard work stands as a monument.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/21/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:39 You Are a Light

You Are a Light

In this season of declining daylight, you have the opportunity to let your inner light of positive mindfulness shine through. All you need to do is feel the embers glowing and let the words and actions flow through you to light the world.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 11/20/2018 06:00 AM