Further on the Path

I walked up the hill and to the right toward the garden. Along the way, I saw two of these:

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Most slugs, including banana slugs, can be both male and female. Their mating “ritual” is quite the sight, but I barely peeked. This one, I believe, was female at the time because when I placed my finger close to see if she could sense my presence without touching . . .
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. . . she altered her path and turned away. 

Next, I saw these:


Once in the garden, there was abundant fruit (tomatoes are):

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At the edge of my plot, things are getting very ripe.

At the back of the garden space, I found a path leading . . . where?

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It IS a path.

I had to find out, of course, so I took the path and arrived here:

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A wonderful home (for bees).

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I saw this too. Tell me: how did a peanut get all the way from Georgia to Oregon? 

Flying squirrel?


Shabbat shalom . . .