Tanka: Beaver Moon

two whippets in black jackets on a forest trail in autumn colours

yellow and gold
leaves begin to fall
like the first time
we see the sky together
the beaver moon through the trees

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet and a blue and white whippet in black jackets on an autumnal forest trail

Wishing you all a beautiful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran , edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/3.2 – 1/200 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/200 s – ISO 100.

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #112: Beaver Moon

Sunday Stills: Yellow Leaves of Autumn

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Yellow

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: 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: Still this Green

a black whippet in a black harness walking through grass

autumn woods
still this green holding
on to blue

© Xenia Tran

close up shot of a black whippet looking up in the forest

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/60 s – ISO 125, f/2.8 – 1/80s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/30 s – ISO 200.

Paula’s Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in October (Yr 4) – Symbiotic

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: How Green is Blue

Becca’s Nurturing Thursday

Tanka: A New Dawn

two whippets sniffing the seaweed on the beach

time turns
all that remains
between us
these ancient roads we walk
the strength of love eternal

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet striding out along the beach

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #105: Turn Back Time

Becca’s Nurturing Thursday: Strength

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Dawn