Take Seven 4th December

It’s Friday!

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:
automatic, chortle, cover, cringe, dart, dry, festive, flag, fluff, hair, help, home, mine, move, pretty, pump, reason, run, step, think, white.

It was an automatic reaction, a gutsy chortle when the flag overhead crashed down onto Santa’s head. Trying to control his laughter, he helped himself to the glass of dry sherry on the table with the traditional cookies, then realised it was only a prop and spat it out.
The festive season had got off to a rocky start already, but the tears began to run down his cheeks as he couldn’t think straight. The fluff of white hair stuck up at all angles made the blood pump through his veins at such a rate, there was no way he could move to help the stricken man up as he failed to cover his hysteria. He was asked to step aside by the first aider to ensure there was no damage done to Santa or the grotto for that matter, and the health and safety team were trying to ascertain a reason why the accident had occurred in the first place.
So much for a homely scene with pretty decorations. People were darting about in all directions when the machine starting spitting out fake snow. It was like walking through a mine field, the entire situation enough to make Senior Management cringe at the potential losses and damages, but as floor manager, all he could do was laugh harder.

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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5 Responses to Take Seven 4th December

  1. willowdot21 says:

    It sounds like fun I wish we’d been there too💜

  2. Carol anne says:

    Lol very cool! Great use of all the words!

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