Haibun: Winter Comfort

a black whippet in a maroon and grey winter jacket looking over his left shoulder on a winter forest trail

The air is crisp and cools down as the sun slides around the mountains. The faint smell of wood smoke mingles with pine and brown leaves. It’s time to head out of the forest, before the light goes.

after the walk
grandma’s bean soup
the first star

Β© Xenia Tran

a blue whippet in a winter jacket walking towards the camera and a black whippet in a winter jacket sniffing the grass on a forest trail

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.2 – 1/80 s – ISO 200 and f/3.2 – 1/80 s – ISO 200.

Carpe Diem #1590: Bean Soup

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Contrasting Colours

Author: whippetwisdom

The stories, poems and photographs on this blog are the original creative work of Xenia Tran. Inspired by life in the Scottish Highlands and in awe of nature she gives voice to the wisdom of her adopted and fostered whippets.

25 thoughts on “Haibun: Winter Comfort”

    1. Thank you dear Laurie πŸ’œ We use vegetable broth or unsalted bouillon, red kidney beans, black beans, butter beans or white beans, fresh garlic, onion, chipotle, tarragon, celery, vine tomatoes, green bell pepper and chestnut mushrooms. We don’t use salt but you can add it if you want to πŸ™‚πŸ’– xxx

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  1. Send my Gratitude to the
    Dogs as they remind
    me i’ve been sitting
    in Front
    of this
    A Bit too
    Long Need
    Some Nature
    Before Nature
    Deficit Disorder
    Comes otherwise
    Understood as
    Screams of
    A ‘Scream’ Painting too hehe..;)

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