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

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: Little Creatures

two whippets pausing between trees in a forest

around our feet
there’s so much life
in fallen branches

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet sniffing the tip of a fallen branch on the forest floor

Wishing you all a wonderful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/80 s – ISO 160 and f/2.8 – 1/125 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem #1763: Little Creatures … free styling

Your Daily Word Prompt: Leftovers

Haiku: Hunter’s Moon

a black whippet sniffing the grass on a forest trail

hidden treasures
all night on a journey
hunter’s moon

© Xenia Tran

two whippets walking behind one another on a forest trail

Wishing you all a very happy Monday – a Happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian friends – 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 – 1/60 s – ISO 200, f/2.8 – 1/100 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/160 s – ISO 100.

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #108: Hunter’s Moon

Your Daily Word Prompt: Thanksgiving

Word of the Day Challenge: Kindred

Haiku: Sentient Sea

a blue and white whippet on the beach sniffing driftwood

sentient sea
happy to let driftwood dry
as the moon wishes

© Xenia Tran

a large smooth and curved piece of driftwood on the beach

Wishing you all a wonderful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

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

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Circles, Curves and Arches

Twiglet #147: Dry as the Moon

Your Daily Word Prompt: Sentience

Haiku: Hazy Blue

close up head shot of a black whippet on the beach

enlightenment
the hazy blue mountains
our loving guide

© Xenia Tran

seaweed stones on tidal sands, blue mountains across the water

Wishing you all a very happy Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/2.8 – 1/500 s – ISO 160 and f/5 – 1/640 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem #1746: Shikoku Island … The Path of Enlightenment

Dutch Goes the Photo Tuesday Photo Challenge: Fuzzy

Your Daily Word Prompt: Fundamental

Haiku: Harvest Moon

a blue and white whippet running on the beach with a pink ball in her mouth

harvest moon
still lingering here
this magic

© Xenia Tran

a blue and white whippet running on the beach with a pink ball in her mouth

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 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100.

Frank J Tassone’s Weekly Haikai Challenge #104: Harvest Moon

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #63: Magical

Your Daily Word Prompt: Antecedent