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audio 01:12 Cones and Candles

Cones and Candles

I am grateful in life for the opportunity to observe Nature from a different perspective than some might. Cones and candles on a pine tree serve to remind me of the incredible beauty that surrounds us.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/23/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:15 The Countup has Begun

The Countup has Begun

We are now on our way up until spring! Each day will grow a little longer in length, only seconds at first, but eventually by minutes. The holiday lights keep the nights bright for now. Each day is a measure of gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/22/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:05 Snowy Beauty

Snowy Beauty

The fresh snow coated everything within reach of the magical flakes. I paused to study the remaining standing stalks of summer and marveled as to how Nature helps them live on way past their flowering period.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/21/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:12 Snow Covered Wagon

Snow Covered Wagon

The old wagon that rests in the orchard is covered with a fresh blanket of snow. It represents broken dreams of the past before we owned the property, and the hope of restoration in the future. That is my reality.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/20/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:25 A Long Wait Until Spring

A Long Wait Until Spring

The wild blueberries stand silent in the snow, their tiny trunks barren of leaves and fruit, waiting the long wait until spring. Still, time has its own speed and even through the wait seems long, it is only a moment away.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/19/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:25 Chilly Mornings

Chilly Mornings

It is the season of chilly mornings. Fortunately, I do not, most of the time, rush out the door, which leaves me time to reflect, watch the alpine glows spread across the mountains, and to feel the warmth of gratitude in my heart.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/18/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:16 Proof Positive

Proof Positive

As I walk through the fresh snow from the orchard to the Lupine Field I found proof positive that there are still rabbits in the woods by their tracks. I was reminded that there is much in my life that exists without me seeing it.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/17/2017 05:00 AM

audio 01:47 Winter Silence

Winter Silence

On a crisp, cold windless morning, I journeyed up to the orchard and for a brief time immersed myself in winter silence. The vast expanse of the Cosmos received my thoughts and a dialogue was held with the great Force of all.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 12/16/2017 05:00 AM