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audio 01:46 Tilted Sky

Tilted Sky

When we approached the Lupine Field we noticed that the clouds gave the sky the appearance of being tilted. It was if the world was a little off kilter. I think that a lot of people feel that way about our world today. Fortunately Nature helps keep me gro

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/06/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:36 An Unclear View

An Unclear View

The mountains and foothills across the valley were shrouded with clouds and snow flurries. It was an unclear view and if one had visited the land for the first time, they would not have seen what I know is there. We have choices when our views are unclear

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/05/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:55 Poised to Strike

Poised to Strike

I saw a serpent poised to strike on a recent walk. It looked scary, and had I not recognized it as an old tree limb, my heart would have skipped a beat. Those that walk the woods of life in fear seem to attract more fear, My choice is to walk with love.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/04/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:32 A Preview of Spring

A Preview of Spring

The old road showed the first sign of mud a month before it was expected. It is a preview of spring, with expectation that winter will come back with a roar. It is an opportunity to dream of warmer weather to come as I enjoy each day along the way.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/03/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:26 Searching for a Shadow

Searching for a Shadow

Ground Hogs Day, the halfway point to spring, focuses on the old legend that if the ground hog sees its shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. Regardless of what the weather will be, the sun is higher,

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/02/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:37 Another Tree with Bark Faces

Another Tree with Bark Faces

On a recent walk I paused, as I often do, to study the bark of a tree. Later I could see many faces in the photo I had taken. It could take me a day to go a few hundred feet or I could pass by, totally oblivious.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 02/01/2020 06:00 AM

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