It is also a "suicide" bridge, thus this sign !
Views from the bridge
The parkway is 444 miles (715 km) and is a gently rolling scenic 2 lane road surrounded on both sides by enough forest to conceal almost all other cities and villages. It is very popular among bikers, cyclist and even horseback riders, plus of course drivers 😁
Back home (this is in the tool shop)
Note the little caterpillar on the edge of the mushroom
Lots of beautiful mosses thrive in the forest
Ginny doing research on the various plants
We rode the golf cart uphill then did the walks downhill and Thao later went to retrieve the golf cart. Even so a walk that needed some breaks for me !
The burrow of a "Burrowing crayfish" a terrestrial crayfish that lives near water and digs tunnels to that water table in order to get the water they need to keep their gills humid
An old uprooted sycamore stump with a shoot developing from the base. This is similar to "nurse logs" but here this is a regrowth from the original tree.
One of the 3 creeks
Mosses with their stobili growing on an old uprooted stump
Russula emetica, not good to eat as its name implies!
Roberto was attracted by all the old wood benches I had made for my mother, years ago
A lotus seed-pod
The Little Turnbull creek that borders 2 sides of the farm
Bonfire... but too wet to burn well 😣
PJ's limo 🤣
Our beaver cuts tree 20-30 cm from the ground and they often regenerate "brush-like" stems
A still active box turtle in late October. It was sluggish though and did not retract in its carapace, even in our presence
These are Shitake mushroom that we grow by inoculating logs
Dew drops on a spider web
A popular lunch place !
A Red-tail hawk near the bedroom window
An orphan deer that stayed with us about 2 weeks