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audio 01:57 Only a Little Bit Longer

Only a Little Bit Longer

Sometimes time passes slowly and sometimes time is but a fleeting moment. It is only a little bit longer for the lupine to be in full bloom and then only a fleeting moment of time to experience their beauty.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/13/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:41 Little Pond

Little Pond

In late spring the melting snow and rain causes water to run off the mountain and creates a little pond just off the road to the orchard. With the cutting of trees and moving of soil and rocks, I believe the little pond is a reality all year. Thoughts are

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/12/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:12 A Short Pause to Take in the Beauty of Nature

A Short Pause to Take in the Beauty of Nature

Two friends paused during their hike to rest on the bench overlooking the Lupine Field. One was a frequent visitor and one was there for the first time. There are many places to pause and take in the beauty of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/11/2019 06:00 AM

audio 01:34 Nature's Secret Gardens

Nature's Secret Gardens

On the top of the ledges nestled into the side of the mountain is a beautiful secret garden of red columbines. Only a few people will discover them. Nature has a lot of secret gardens waiting to be discovered when we take the time to notice.

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

audio 02:13 Portrait of an Iris

Portrait of an Iris

I love to take picture portraits of flowers, and the iris is one of my favorites. It is a way for me to get up close and connect with what I am photographing. When we begin to look closing at people, we can discover how unique each human is.

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

audio 01:43 Pink Treasures

Pink Treasures

I am always filled with joy and gratitude when I discover the pink treasures of the mountain again for the first time. The lady slippers are holding court in a corner of the orchard among the ferns. Life has many treasures with many different colors to di

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

audio 02:13 Keeping an Eye on the Neighborhood

Keeping an Eye on the Neighborhood

On a recent walk through the orchard we noticed a small head peeking out at us from the opening in a bird house. It was, I think, a barn swallow, nesting and keeping a watchful eye as we passed by. It was a good feeling to know she was there.

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

audio 01:56 White Birches and Apple Blossoms

White Birches and Apple Blossoms

I am always searching for the perfect picture in Nature, and when I saw the apple blossoms through the white birches, I looked for the perfect angle. Life is like a 3D picture that we can frame and step into to experience.

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