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.
The rivalry between the two of them was old news, but the pain was forever present and she wished things were different.
They say blood is thicker than water, and she had tried to persevere in settling whatever had set her sibling against her, but after forty years, had not met with much success.
She thought it high time for change, so at the start of the new year, adopted a different style of attitude which might have been seen as clever, even cheeky at the time, but in truth there was nothing to gain except sorrow.
Once, the joy of giving flowers would have been an adequate peace offering, but you didn’t need to be telepathic to know she was unhappy. She took comfort in food as she always did when she felt like this, knowing she looked a fright having gained some twenty pounds. It was a vicious circle but she would be damned if she’d back down this time.