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audio 02:06 Another Late October Flower

Another Late October Flower

Another late October flower caught my eye when it bloomed for the first time. Its beauty was breathtaking as it stood out against the fall landscape and I celebrated this wonderful positive sign provided by Nature.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/26/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:35 Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch

As I looked at a photo I had just taken of the mountains across the valley I saw something I had never seen before but often felt. There was a face keeping watch from near the top of one of the mountains. I was not alone.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/25/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:13 The Road Home

The Road Home

Recently I drove the old tractor home from the orchard, through the woods, and down the steep mountainside to our house. Even though the road seemed daunting, I have learned to trust the old tractor as I do trust the Cosmos in all the roads of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/24/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:43 Expanding the View

Expanding the View

A couple of years ago we started to thin the trees and cut out the understory at the edge of the Lupine Field to expand the view of the mountains across the valley. Expanding our view of nature helps expand our own views.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/23/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:46 A Study in Contrasts

A Study in Contrasts

There was a dark cloud over the mountain and at the same time spots of sunshine on the lower slopes, framed by colorful late fall foliage in the foreground. It was a study in contrasts, an example of life itself.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/22/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:46 Freshly Mowed

Freshly Mowed

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/21/2018 06:00 AM

audio 01:50 Snow on the Leaves

Snow on the Leaves

I could see it coming across the valley, and the next morning I awoke to a coating of white on the leaves that were still on the trees. Nature created another beautiful artistic creation. I captured the beauty, so that I could experience it again.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/20/2018 06:00 AM

audio 02:21 The Road to the Orchard

The Road to the Orchard

The morning light was just right as I gazed down the road leading to the orchard. My mind began to drift back in time and wonder what the early settlers had experienced as they cleared the land. Perhaps they thought about what came before them.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 10/19/2018 06:00 AM