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audio 01:55 Tiny Pears

Tiny Pears

The blossoms on the pear trees have floated away in the wind, the insects have done their pollinating, and now tiny pears are growing. It is a time for the ideas in our minds to begin their growth, just as the pears on their way to be harvested.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 06/01/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:33 Hiding Under Its Leaves

Hiding Under Its Leaves

I had to bend down to find Jack’s face hiding under its own giant broad leaves. Jack is an old friend that comes to visit every year, growing under an pear tree. It feels good to renew an old friendship.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/31/2018 03:30 PM

audio 02:01 Planted by the Birds

Planted by the Birds

The small honeysuckle bush adorned with white blossoms in the corner of the orchard was probably planted by birds. I think of our positive thoughts and actions planted randomly that help spread similar actions.

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

audio 01:34 Velvet Lady

Velvet Lady

The reddish lady slipper stood out among the pink ones growing in the partly shaded woods on the mountainside. It appeared to be clothed in velvet as it grew in this peaceful setting. I felt privileged to be in its royal presence.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/29/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:42 Memories of Memorial Days Past

Memories of Memorial Days Past

Lilacs evoke memories of Memorial Day observances after my father returned from serving in World War Two. I marched to the cemetery carrying a flag to decorate a veteran’s grave and lilacs were cast into the lake.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/28/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:43 Eye Candy

Eye Candy

The photo of the snowball-shaped bloom on a shrub at the Center looked almost good enough to eat. It reminded me that Nature’s landscape is filled with sweet treats for my eyes all year round. All I need to do is take the time to look.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/27/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:45 Blueberries in Bloom

Blueberries in Bloom

All the fruit trees are in full bloom including both the wild and domestic blueberries. These tiny blossoms are often overlooked due to the much larger displays like the apple trees. Size doesn’t matter when it comes to beauty.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/26/2018 03:30 PM

audio 01:20 Taking a Sip

Taking a Sip

I stalked the butterfly with my camera hoping to catch a photo of it taking a sip of the sweet nectar in the apple blossoms. It did not remain still for long. Then my mind took a deep sip of the peace provided by Nature, leaving me refreshed and grateful.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 05/25/2018 03:30 PM