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audio 01:58 Mental Escapes

Mental Escapes

In the heart of winter we turn to mental escapes to help pass the time and set goals for the future. Memories of past trips and adventures can help us relieve our experiences. Seed catalogues can help us plan the future. Little escapes are good for the mo

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/21/2019 05:00 AM

audio 02:23 Prelude to the Big One

Prelude to the Big One

As a gentle snow fell, all the warnings were there that the big one was approaching from the mid-west. The television, recorded phone messages, and the internet broadcast the news. It is wise to pay attention to warnings we receive internally and external

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/20/2019 05:00 AM

audio 02:00 Thanks to Those that Make it Possible

Thanks to Those that Make it Possible

I am very grateful for all the neighbors that make it possible for others to walk the land, especially in the winter. They clear the parking spots off the old road, and I can see by the packed snow-covered trails that many come to enjoy.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/19/2019 05:00 AM

audio 02:04 Winter Life

Winter Life

As we approach the heart of winter here in the mountains, life takes on a different perspective. The weather forecast often determines how the day will unfold. There are roofs to be cleared and sand to be spread on the driveway. Yet each day has its speci

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/18/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:37 Cloud Layers

Cloud Layers

Clouds remind me of the ocean as they ripple across the sky. Then again, the sea is often a reflection of the clouds. When I gaze at either one, my mind casts off into on a journey beyond the bounds of our tiny world.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/17/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:51 Revisiting the Brook

Revisiting the Brook

I revisit the brook just about every day from a window that overlooks its journey down the mountain. I love to watch it as it constantly changes with the seasons. To me it represents how life itself flows.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/16/2019 05:00 AM

audio 01:43 Another Beautiful Sunset

Another Beautiful Sunset

I was fortunate to discover another beautiful sunset taking place just out of sight from my usual view to the west. I looked in a different direction and there it was, a magnificent show. All it takes is mindfulness.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/15/2019 05:00 AM

audio 02:07 Spring Firewood

Spring Firewood

The heavy snows and high winds caused many trees to bend beyond the point of return or broke off limbs that litter the trails. There will be a lot of spring firewood ready for the picking. We can always learn from things that litter our path in life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/14/2019 05:00 AM