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audio 01:31 Double Mock Orange

Double Mock Orange

There is a double mock orange growing on the property in a place where my wife doesn’t want it. She keeps cutting it down, and it keeps growing back. Right now it is in full bloom and beautiful. Often persistence is the key to success.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/24/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:50 A Hidden Rose

A Hidden Rose

I knew that there was a rose bush growing in a portion of the garden that had fallen into neglect. As my eyes searched through the tangle, I found a single rose blossom. People have hidden qualities that often disappear and are overlooked.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/23/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:24 Flowers Come in Many Different Sizes

Flowers Come in Many Different Sizes

I was reminded when I discovered some yellow flowers in the ground cover behind the Center, how many different beautiful sizes that Nature provides. The same thing is true in all aspects of life, including people.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/22/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:44 Nature in Public Spaces

Nature in Public Spaces

Here in Madison NH we are fortunate to have a Garden Club that creates beautiful gardens in public spaces throughout the town. They help bring Nature into the community, giving those that take the time to appreciate, a wonderful gift.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/21/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:50 Another Royal

Another Royal

As the last of the lupine blossoms fade away, another wildflower has popped up. The crown vetch provides splashes of blue to bring pleasure to the eyes. My part in all of this is to mow every fall to help Nature prepare for the next year.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/20/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:10 Sunshine in a Flower

Sunshine in a Flower

The bright yellow flowers that have spread across the Lupine Field look as if they all are filled with the sun. Their warm glow greats me and my heart is filled with gratitude, just as the sun fills the flowers.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/19/2019 05:00 AM

audio 02:04 Nature's Illusions

Nature's Illusions

My eyes caught a shimmering sight as I looked out the window towards the brook. The sun was reflecting the motion of the moving water into the bark of a tree creating the illusion that there was a waterfall coming down the tree.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/18/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:23 The Study of Wildflowers

The Study of Wildflowers

Wildflowers have been the subjects of books, poems, and greeting cards. You can even dry and preserve them. I choose to study them with my camera, usually discovering something new and special.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/17/2019 05:00 AM