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audio 01:32 The Queen

The Queen

Another member of the royal family of flowers is now holding court on the mountain. Queen Ann’s Lace is in bloom and will continue to rule the land throughout the summer. The rule of flowers brings joy and gratitude to my heart.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/29/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:19 Wedding Flowers

Wedding Flowers

I wonder if many years ago when we did not have access to flower shops, if the bridal wreath shrub that blooms in mid-June was the natural choice for decorating for the many weddings that took place this time of year.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/28/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:38 On a Late June Evening

On a Late June Evening

I walked to the Lupine Field on a late June evening, and even though the blooms had begun to fade, it was still a beautiful peaceful scene. The swallows crisscrossed the opening, gathering insects for their young. My heart was full of joy.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/27/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:22 Ducks in a Row

Ducks in a Row

I watched the long line of ducklings with their mothers keeping watch over them as they swam close to the shore. I wondered where the old saying “Time get your ducks in a row,” came from. This group looked prepared for anything.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/26/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:13 Flower Faces

Flower Faces

I wonder if flowers have personalities. I noticed tiny faces on the blooms of a plant I was photographing. Many believe that all living things have awareness. Nature sure gives me a lot to wonder about.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/25/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:05 The Yellow Flags' Turn

The Yellow Flags' Turn

It’s the yellow flags’ turn to spread their sunshine in the frog pond. Hidden from view at the entrance of the Center, they are a welcome sight out the window of the Gallery Room. I will make a point to visit them while they are in bloom.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/24/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:07 The First Lily of the Summer

The First Lily of the Summer

Finally, after a long winter and spring, the first lily, a bright yellow one, has bloomed. I know that this is the beginning of a succession of different colors lasting into September. I am grateful to have the opportunity to watch the show.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/23/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:19 A Special Discover

A Special Discover

As I approached an old pine stump at the edge of the Lupine Field, I discovered a small space that someone had created to honor the fairies that I knew lived there.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/22/2019 06:00 AM