Staying Alert And Ready For Action

Staying alert and ready for action should be an easy task to accomplish. Unfortunately, warm, sultry weather brings on the nap desire.

Headed out to check on things. Can you stay alert and watch for danger?

Headed out to check on things. Can you stay alert and watch for danger?

Sure, boss. Staying alert, boss.

Sure, boss. Staying alert, boss.

As Natasha and Kiska handle security duties, they maintain reasonable expectations for Qannik’s contributions. In this case, they simply asked Q-Tip to monitor the horizon and alert for issues. Exactly how hard can that be?

Must keep eyes open.

Must keep eyes open.

Those eyes are getting very heavy. Summer days are designed for napping and relaxing, not focusing your attention. Come on, Q, you just have to stay focused until they return.

Not going to make it.

Not going to make it.

Don’t worry, Q, humans have the same problem with staff meetings.

1 Comment

  1. Lori on July 21, 2016 at 7:46 am

    Yep those heavy eyelids on warm summer days get us all Qannik!

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