Haiku: Across a Carpet of Leaves

a black whippet in a jacket tentatively greeting a giant squirrel sculpture

one universe
dogs nurture friendship
with squirrels too

© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet in a black jacket touches a giant squirrel sculpture's nose with her nose

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 -1/80 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/20 s – ISO 200.

Sunday Stills: Yellow Leaves of Autumn

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #279: Nature & Nurture

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Bravery

Haiku: Heron in the Wood

a whippet in a jacket beside a wooden heron sculpture in autumn woods

moon gazing
the heron changes colour
autumn woods

© Xenia Tran

a palette of browns, russets, greens and golds in autumn woods

Wishing you all a magical Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/125 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/250 s – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/320 s – ISO 160.

Becca’s Nurturing Thursday

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Deep

Word of the Day Prompt: Light

Haibun: Wandering Dreams

a black whippet in a black jacket zooming down a forest trail

Winding through fading flowers and ferns, the grass-covered trail feels soft underfoot. Our faces are tingling with water drops, the scent of spruce steeped in rain. Pearl is walking beside us, when Eivor returns.

tail high
he flows through the forest
of wandering dreams

© Xenia Tran

autumn leaves, golden spruce and green pine

Wishing you all a magical Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/250 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/320 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem #1773: A Field of Dried Grass (Basho)

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Steep

Your Daily Word Prompt: Aspect

Haibun: Mist Rising

a blue and white whippet in a black jacket on a forest trail

We’ve had some heavy rain the last few days. The weather was wild in the North with gale force winds, flinging our last apples from the tree. We’ll leave these for the hedgehogs, the visiting birds.

autumn accepts
the river roaring past
mist rising

© Xenia Tran

Shin Falls in autumn, swollen with rain

We hope everyone stayed safe and dry over the weekend.

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/200 s – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/200 s – ISO 100.

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #111: Withering Wind

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #278: Vapor & Howl

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Duende

Haiku: Treats

a black whippet walking along an an autumn forest trail

this forest
so many treats behind
nature’s door

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet walking along an autumn forest trail

Wishing you all a wonderful Thursday and a Happy Halloween and Blessed Samhain to those of you who celebrate today.

With love and light,

Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/160 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/125 s – ISO 100.

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Atmospheric

Becca’s Nurturing Thursday: Shine Brightly

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: The Secret Door

Your Daily Word Prompt: Treat

Haiku: Morning Stroll

two whippets on a forest trail, one sniffing the grass

time to pass
a river of gold and green
two soulmates

© Xenia Tran

two whippets sniffing the grass on a forest trail

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/500 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/800 s – ISO 100.

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #69: Seeing Double

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #277: River & Path

Haiku: Autumn Sunset

a whippet in a black jacket on the shore at sunset

mist rolls in
this hour of gold and blue
across the water

© Xenia Tran

sunset across the Moray Firth, a golden sky over blue mountains

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/4 – 1/200 s – ISO 200 and f/5 – 1/60 s – ISO 200.

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #67: Layered

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #276 : Smoke & Water