Category Archives: Fall

It’s Too Cold for Slugs, but…

For over two weeks we’ve had freezing temperatures at night and in the morning.  Most days it gets above freezing in the afternoon, but slugs are sluggish this time of year. However, regardless, but and all those exception words — … Continue reading

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Winter Worries

If it were a perfect world, I would post beauty shots of banana slugs every day. But I don’t see many this time of year. That’s not to say there aren’t still lovely treasures to be found in the forest.  … Continue reading

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Almost Invisible

This time of year in the forest, banana slugs are difficult to see.  Some are underneath the piles of fallen leaves and some blend in on top of the layers. Like a kid on Christmas morning, I shriek with glee … Continue reading

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Stuff Growing on Trees

Lichens, fungus, moss and all the “stuff” that grows in the forest provide color, texture and points of visual and photographic beauty that we non-scientist types appreciate. This stuff is everywhere in nature and often overlooked.  My goal for 2012 … Continue reading

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More Little Guys

Yesterday’s slugfari post was full of little slugs climbing up and down trees.  Today, more small slugs! Lately, it’s been difficult to spot big banana slugs. This time of year they hang out atop or under the deep cover of … Continue reading

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Lots of Little Guys on Trees!

Yesterday’s slugfari surprised us with sightings of many little slugs climbing up and down trees.  One tree, with over 10 little mollusks speeding by each other in various directions, looked like an urban freeway during the morning commute.   Tree … Continue reading

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Slugfari

Last week I spent four days in California helping out an aging parent which meant no slugfaris. The travel and stress culminated in a juicy head cold that has turned me into one of my subjects – a slug. On … Continue reading

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Fall Colors in the Forest

When I was young we used to sing a song in the fall. “Autumn leaves are falling down… …red and yellow… gold and brown.” Leaves aren’t the only color I see on slugfari. Pink toadstools. Green moss. Beige and brown … Continue reading

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