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audio 01:28 Flowers in the Field

Flowers in the Field

There is a circle of wildflowers that bloom in the same place year after year in the field where the apple trees grow. I love being greeted by my old friends in Nature. They will be there until the fall frost. I am grateful for that.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/09/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:11 Pretty Enough to take a Bite

Pretty Enough to take a Bite

The single white Iris looked like a vanilla ice cream cone ready for a bite although I knew it was not edible. I feasted on its beauty and inhaled the image for spiritual nourishment provided by Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/08/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:37 A New Discovery

A New Discovery

A small flash of a deep blue caught my eye as I walked the trail along the top of the Lupine Field. It was a flower I had not seen before. I love to discover something new in Nature as I do in all aspects of my life every day.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/07/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:29 Ready for a Royal Wedding

Ready for a Royal Wedding

The Bridal Wreath is dressed up in its whitest blossoms ready for a royal wedding. This old-fashioned shrub is a reminder of days gone by as well as dream realities of the future.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/06/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:26 The First Lupine

The First Lupine

The first lupine blossoms of the season are beginning to open. I will enjoy a visual feast over the next few weeks of this beautiful flower blending with the majestic mountains in the background. Nature always has something to contemplate.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/05/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:39 Colorful Surprise

Colorful Surprise

My eyes caught a splash of pinkish orange as I drove into the Center’s parking lot. Many years ago I had moved an azalea there and it had never grown much until this year. I am grateful that it survived. We all have surprises in us.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/04/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:55 A Good Year for the Rhodies

A Good Year for the Rhodies

It has been a great spring for the rhododendrons at the Center. The pink blossoms shine especially bright in contrast to the woods in the background. If we didn’t keep the surrounding growth under control it would disappear.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/03/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:27 Designed by Nature

Designed by Nature

The many different, colorful, beautiful flowers all have custom designs created by Nature. Each one of us has been designed by the Cosmos and, like the flowers, we all have a uniqueness that can enhance the landscape of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/02/2018 03:30 PM