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audio 01:19 Mountain Ash

Mountain Ash

A flash of red caught my eye at the bottom of the Lupine Field where the woods begins. With the new trail close to there I was able to see it was not sumac but a bunch of bright red berries. I researched what I had found and think it is mountain ash, an e

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/30/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:25 Waiting for the Butterflies

Waiting for the Butterflies

The milkweed, now in bloom, waits patiently in the orchard for the butterflies to visit. This yearly ritual is another part of summer. Before long we will ask ourselves where it went as time and the butterflies pass by – time to appreciate the milkweed.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/29/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:33 Slow and Steady Progress

Slow and Steady Progress

Some plants and shrubs take to being transplanted sooner than others such as lilacs and hydrangeas. Some people seem to make strides in life faster than others. Our hydrangeas started out slow and are making steady progress, stay the course.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/28/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:20 A Future Sneeze

A Future Sneeze

As I passed by the stems of grass ready to release their seeds into the air, I saw potential sneezes for allergy suffers. It is an illustration of how each of us is affected differently by the Nature of life.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/27/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:17 The Brown Eyes Are Watching

The Brown Eyes Are Watching

I often feel that Nature is watching me as I wander the land, and this time of year it is easy to spot the brown-eyed-susans in the Lupine Field as I pass by. I am grateful they are there to add color as they watch over the landscape.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/26/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:35 The Bane of the Garden

The Bane of the Garden

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/25/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:31 Double Mock Orange

Double Mock Orange

There is a double mock orange growing on the property in a place where my wife doesn’t want it. She keeps cutting it down, and it keeps growing back. Right now it is in full bloom and beautiful. Often persistence is the key t

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/24/2019 12:00 PM

audio 01:31 Double Mock Orange

Double Mock Orange

There is a double mock orange growing on the property in a place where my wife doesn’t want it. She keeps cutting it down, and it keeps growing back. Right now it is in full bloom and beautiful. Often persistence is the key to success.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 07/24/2019 12:00 PM