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audio 01:36 Part of the Process

Part of the Process

Part of the process of being prepared for winter in the mountains is having an adequate supply of salt and sand on hand. I know what it’s like to be unprepared and what it’s like to be over-prepared. Life is about finding the balance.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/31/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:21 Well Worn Trail

Well Worn Trail

The trail starting at the Center parking lot is well worn this winter with skiers and hikers checking out the winter terrain. Even though the cover has not been substantial, the anticipation of more snow is high. Anticipation is a part of the experience.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/30/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:40 Snowy Path

Snowy Path

The winter snow covers the hemlock-lined path leading the way to the Meditation Garden. The land sits silent waiting for spring when work on the grounds can begin again. I remember when it was only a winter dream as I continue to dream towards the future.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/29/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:59 The Visible Coverup

The Visible Coverup

There is a tree on the side of the old road that once had wire wrapped around it and pulled tight to another tree. The barrier is long gone, but the wire is still there, and the tree has grown over it. We have had events in our lives that still affect us.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/28/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:32 The Perfect Host

The Perfect Host

My eyes were drawn to the old log resting on the snow and bathed in afternoon sunlight. It was the perfect host for the fungi whose home it had become. We are hosts for either thoughts of love or fear. What we choose does make a difference.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/27/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:13 The Labyrinth in Winter

The Labyrinth in Winter

The labyrinth rests in peace, covered with snow waiting for someone to walk the path still visible under the coating of white. It has a beauty to it for those that hike by to appreciate if they choose to take a moment to be one with its energy.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/26/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:59 Ready for the Next One

Ready for the Next One

The parking lot has been plowed and the snow banks are growing as we ready for the next storm to blow through the mountains. Some people look forward with dread while others anticipate the beauty of fresh snow. The way we each see life is a choice.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/24/2020 06:00 AM

audio 02:11 When I Was a Child

When I Was a Child

I guess I reminisce more than I realize when doing a podcast. My wife picked up on that and recently gave me a book of pictures and writeups of podcasts where I referred to being a child. We are a constantly changing balance of our past, future & present.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/23/2020 06:00 AM