Take Seven: 16th July

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:
attire, attitude, bear, beginning, bigger, body, charge, desk, draw, escort, fire, hiding, identity, ironic, number, profession, ring, test, type, violence, water.

He hated violence, so it was ironic his chosen profession was security. Not just any security though, that of a bodyguard.
Yeah, right. Someone of his stature, a bodyguard. And they’d laughed.
Actually, it was a bit of a cushy number as all he had to do with sit at the desk with his identity badge easily visible and take it all in.
He saw some sights too, he could tell you. And the way some people dressed! Oh my, that was enough to put you on your guard if attitude, circumstances and attire somehow didn’t ring true.
He was also the silent type, not exactly moody and broody, more cute and cuddly. That always confused ’em, but if he felt his charge was under threat, he wouldn’t be afraid to draw his weapon and fire.
Well, he would if he had a gun, but as stated at the beginning, he hated violence. They’d thought of everything though, so he was armed, but not as one might think.
So far, he had not been put to the test, though once he had got a little excited (OK, nervous) at the prospect and toppled off his perch. HE WAS NOT HIDING!!
So, every day he escorted his charge to her office and watched over her armed with his water pistol.
The fact that said pistol was actually bigger than him was by and by, but then he was only a toy bear and once he’d squirted someone, they’d soon stop laughing.

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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! In November 2020, we lost our beloved 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. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. 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: 16th July

  1. Chris Hall says:

    Love this, Di! Big, big smile 🙂

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  3. What a gorgeous meme!! You’re very talented Ms. Di!! Here’s my contribution today:

    https://sparksfromacombustiblemind.com/2021/07/16/take-seven-7-16-2021/

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