Welcome to my Take Seven compilation which incorporates all 21 words (or derivatives) from the Three Things Challenge for the past week.
You are most welcome to join in using as many or all of the words too. Just pingback to this post and then leave a link to your post in the comments so that I can see it and respond directly.
As always, have fun, and I hope you enjoy this week’s effort.
Our words were:
any, auctioned, brief, colour, conversations, determine, each, finally, garden, inside, lot, loved, name, perfection, permission, printed, put, restful, suddenly, unusual, won
She had always loved roses. It didn’t matter what colour, or even if they had little if any fragrance.
It was just the perfection of the bloom, the uniqueness and variety that she found so appealing and restful.
Anyone watching might have thought it unusual the way she would suddenly stop, take out her camera and take pictures of someone’s garden. If they were there, she always asked permission as she passed the time of day, but most times it was from the other side of the wall or hedge as she would never dream to go inside uninvited.
Few people actually knew her name, but mention The Rose Lady, and everyone knew who they were talking about.
It was hard to determine her age, but from conversations had, she’d led quite an eventful life, and most would put her in her 70s.
She loved animals and birds, nature in all its forms, but roses won her heart every time.
Finally a picture she’d taken was printed in the local press accompanying her obituary.
She had no family or pets, but she had a lot of friends. The street was lined with them as the hearse drove by, each holding a rose from their own gardens in tribute.
The service was brief, but beautiful, celebrating a life of colour and vibrancy, and the chapel full of her photographs which were to be auctioned off for charity.
Her name was Rose Eden and she was 83.