Tag Archives: Slug

#Wildlife Slugfest

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that I spent some quality time with a slug.  How many of us can make THAT claim?  (Maybe the more appropriate question would be “How many of us WANT to make that claim?)  Actually our interaction started with me bumping the dandelion leaf under the slug’s “tail.”  He withdrew his head – wait, I’m beginning to realize that I know so little about slugs that I don’t even know if those body parts are heads and tails.  Hopefully someone with some real knowledge about these creatures will leave a comment and educate us, rather than relying on my speculation.

Slug hiding

Slug hiding

I waited a few minutes to see what would happen.  Soon the action began…

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Just a Few Photos From My Yard This Morning

It was a beautiful morning today, and since I work from home on Mondays I had an extra few minutes before starting work.  I used those minutes to walk around our yard taking a few photos:

Fleabane

Fleabane

This Fleabane is growing in our yard along the sidewalk to our driveway.  I’m probably a bit negligent with mowing the lawn, and I’m not sure the patches of Fleabane I leave when I do mow are fully appreciated by others.  Thanks to my tolerant wife!

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