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audio 01:37 I Wonder What Lost the Feather

I Wonder What Lost the Feather

It is not uncommon to find feathers on the ground while hiking, but I didn’t recognize this one. It was black and white. I wondered if it was a woodpecker. I wondered what may have happened to the bird. Nature and life always has a mystery to solve.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/17/2021 11:00 AM

audio 01:44 Birches in Winter

Birches in Winter

Birches have always been special to me since I was a child. We had one in the middle of our yard; I would imagine what it would be like to sail across a lake in a birch bark canoe. Birches can also be bent easily by winter snow.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/16/2021 11:00 AM

audio 01:21 The Joy of Nature

The Joy of Nature

I am grateful the many moments of joy I experience in Nature, from large scenic views to the sunlight shining through the trees on a winter afternoon. I usually come away from a moment in Nature feeling refreshed and ready for the next step on my path.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/15/2021 11:00 AM

audio 01:14 Layers of Sky

Layers of Sky

I stood at the top of the Lupine Field and studied the layers of sky unfolding over my head. I wondered what it would be like to fly through them and perhaps even touch the different energies they produced. Actually, my mind did drift off.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/14/2021 11:00 AM

audio 01:34 Long Since Abandoned

Long Since Abandoned

Lately, exploring some of the land near the old Class VI road, I discovered several maple trees with sap buckets still hanging on them from years ago. They must have been abandoned or forgotten by a previous owner. There a lot of things in life like that.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/13/2021 11:00 AM

audio 01:46 Choices

Choices

We have several places on the trails that give the hikers a choice in which direction they want to go. Actually every time we hike we make these choices. In our daily lives we all have choices in the directions our goals take us. Just as on the trails, li

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/12/2021 11:00 AM

audio 01:21 Afternoon Hikes

Afternoon Hikes

Another beautiful mid-January day brings about another mid-afternoon hike on the top side of the mountain. Nature provides such a nourishing canvas for the mind, body, and soul. So far, this winter has provided an incredible opportunity to experience Natu

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/11/2021 11:01 AM

audio 01:26 Looking Down on Davis Pond

Looking Down on Davis Pond

We can see several bodies of water from the ridge top, including Davis Pond. Looking down from the Lupine Field it appears to be a miniature community. I am reminded that Nature does help us get different views of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 01/10/2021 11:00 AM