PINE TAIL BANANA SLUG

And now for something completely different! This morning I came across a very rare “Pine Tail Banana Slug”. I’d never seen one in the wild before and I’m sure they are a protected species. So to start off today’s walk here it is!

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OK, maybe not 🙂

It is well known though that a mans home is his castle. It was first stated in 1628 by Edward Coke of England, “For a man’s house is his castle, et domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium [and each man’s home is his safest refuge].” I guess this Coupevillian took it to heart, what a nice castle (home).

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Today I walked out Parker Road and down to Penn Cove on Marine Drive. At the end of the road I took this picture of Penn Cove. As noted in the photo the Coupeville Wharf is way off in the distance.

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One think I love about my little camera is the extreme zoom. Here’s the wharf from the same spot.

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Coming back home I thought the water side of Front Street looked especially nice in the morning sunshine.

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And finally, my neighbor John has this old International pickup and I noticed something I hadn’t seen before, a “bottle opener”. I doubt very seriously that it was a factory option but what a neat idea for when you’re working hard and need a beer break!

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With that I close out “Hump Day”, for all you working folks, and wish you a good rest of the week.

2 thoughts on “PINE TAIL BANANA SLUG

    • Thanks for walking with me Bernette. I find it surprising too that I can continually find different things to photograph. I’ve found that the trick is to keep my mind engaged on my surroundings and not let my mind wander. Also, while I walk many of the same routes, I try to mix it up by walking in the opposite direction than usual and going many different ways.

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