"They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon. For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded."
The Wee Guy has clearly taken this to heart.
Weapons at the ready. This is him at lunchtime.
And this is him back to work. Engrossed in his book, shield (pan lid!) on one side, sword on the other.
If any modern-day Nehemiah is looking for a wall-builder, you know where to come looking.