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audio 01:38 Cascading Colors

Cascading Colors

The fall colors are now cascading down the mountainsides across the valley. For the next week or so, we will be inundated with seasonal beauty. Then again, I am reminded that, whatever the season, there is always something beautiful to observe in Nature a

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/10/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:17 Autumn Mixtures

Autumn Mixtures

Some of the most beautiful scenes in the fall are not created from the total foliage transition, but from the mixtures of green leaves with the red, orange, and yellow ones. When people come together positively from many cultures, the mixture can create a

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/09/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:21 Fall Tranquility

Fall Tranquility

Fall foliage is reaching its peak and the valley is full of tourists coming to the mountains to experience the beauty as well as searching for a place to leave their stresses behind. The real tranquility comes from within and Nature can help bring that ou

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/08/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:22 The Sounds of Fall

The Sounds of Fall

One of my favorite sounds of fall is the honking of geese flying south for the winter. I wonder how many people never experience nature’s events taking place around them as the sounds of life blot out the sounds of nature. Awareness of nature provides an

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/07/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:54 Life at the Fair

Life at the Fair

I smiled as I photographed the “couple” in their rocking chairs observing the crowd at the fair. It is a time when history blends with modern life. Years ago, people came to a fair to connect with others. Today we are isolated when we spend our lives on t

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/06/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:46 Starting on the Mountainside

Starting on the Mountainside

I can see the fall foliage beginning to spread from the top down over the mountainsides to the north. It is an indicator of changes that will happen here in the next few weeks. Life has many indicators to give us heads up for potential future events.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/05/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:41 Old Pine Pink Sky

Old Pine Pink Sky

The sunset was dramatic with an old pine tree silhouetting a pink ever-changing sky. It reminded me that change comes at different speeds. Things in life can change rapidly or slowly like the old pine. We are the blend of both.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/04/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:46 Fueling Up for the Journey Ahead

Fueling Up for the Journey Ahead

I would have missed the beautiful scene of butterflies fueling up for their long journey if it had not been for my field mower breaking down. I am amazed how things work out, and I filled up on mind, body, and spiritual fuel of gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/03/2019 06:00 AM