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audio 01:39 January Melt Down

January Melt Down

The weather has been topsy-turvy recently with record high temperature in January leading to a large snow melt. I even heard a bear holler in the middle of the night. Regardless of the weather, it is our daily attitude that makes a difference.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/14/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:41 Profile in Birch Bark

Profile in Birch Bark

I spotted the bark on a birch tree peeling away, making way for new growth. Then I noticed that Nature had sculpted a profile and I wondered what spirit had posed for the event. It could have been just the wind, but I am still trying to solve the unknown.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/13/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:35 Summer Flashback, Learning to Drive

Summer Flashback, Learning to Drive

Our granddaughter recently turned sweet sixteen and has enrolled in driver education classes. Last summer her mother asked me to help her learn in our side by side vehicle. We gain from experiences our entire life that help us navigate.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/12/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:59 Old Tom & Flock are Back

Old Tom & Flock are Back

I had seen them the day before heading for the neighbors. Then they appeared under the birdfeeders for the first time since the major snowstorm blanketed the area. Even though they are not a novelty anymore, I am always grateful to see them.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/11/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:30 Frosting for the Day

Frosting for the Day

Recently, it seems that each morning brings a dusting of new snow that looks like frosting on the rocks along the edge of the little stream. Frosting on a dessert is usually the sweetest part of the meal. Frosting for the day, a positive thought, helps sw

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/10/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:45 Watching the Ridgeline

Watching the Ridgeline

Another new discovery as I walk the old road is that there is a ridgeline that I had never noticed before. Now that I am aware, every time I walk or drive through the area, I watch for wild animals. New views in life can bring new finds.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/09/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:50 A New View

A New View

With the recent logging across the old road from the Hypnosis Center property, I am enjoying new views of the mountains in the distance. When major events in our lives happen, our mind can change and we have a different and new disorienting view.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/08/2020 06:00 AM

audio 01:51 Sliding and Gliding Through the Snow

Sliding and Gliding Through the Snow

I am always looking for wild animal tracks in fresh snow and when I saw the smooth groove, I wasn’t sure what animal made it. I wondered what the reason was. Perhaps it was playing.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/07/2020 06:00 AM