#writephoto — The Great Outdoors

c4f26af9-3fc6-4e23-a7e4-7c6c8f2a3a65“What a stunning sunset, Josh. Isn’t it beautiful?” Sara asked. “Look at how much dimension there is to the sky with that layer of clouds. It’s so dramatic.”

“This is pure madness, Sara,” Josh said. “It’s cold and damp and it’s nothing short of crazy to go tent camping in the beginning of January.”

“Oh come on, Josh,” Sara said. “Let’s think of this as an adventure.”

“Spring, summer, or fall would be a good time for a camping adventure,” Josh said. “Look at those bare, spiky tree branches. That, and the freezing temperature, doesn’t exactly inspire spending a night in the great outdoors.”

“Grab some of the tree branches that are on the ground and let’s build a fire,” Sara said. “Once we light it up, we can cuddle together in front of the fire and it will keep us nice and toasty.”

“Nothing like igniting a fire in front of a tent on a cold, wintry night to generate a little warmth,” Josh said, smiling for the first time that evening.


Written for Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt. I know Sue described this picture as having been taken at dawn, but it fit better into my story as being taken at dusk.

Also written for these one-word prompts: Nova’s Daily Random Word (dimension), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (madness), Daily Addictions (damp), Ragtag Daily Prompt (spiky), and Word of the Day Challenge (ignite).

10 thoughts on “#writephoto — The Great Outdoors

  1. Nova January 3, 2019 / 11:49 am

    Breathtaking photo! I love dimensions in it like that.

    Liked by 2 people

    • Fandango January 3, 2019 / 3:34 pm

      Credit to Sue Vincent for the photo. It is breathtaking.

      Like

  2. blindzanygirl January 3, 2019 / 12:03 pm

    Love it. We once camped in snow. About two feet of it! In the Lake District. Absolute madness!

    Liked by 2 people

    • Fandango January 10, 2019 / 11:25 am

      They should, if they don’t. And tents with built in heaters.

      Like

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