Stretched out on the bed, ******* wondered if life could get much more boring than this.
Anything…almost anything…would be better than this.
Every last vegetable in the garden that could be canned had been canned. In fact, the garden was a pile of pulled weeds. Yard was mowed. Siding washed down. Fence wire repaired.
The hogs were wearing down in the heat. Which is why ***** was at home: to spray water over the hogs to cool them down.
The slightest sound brought **** almost to the point of throwing furniture down the stairs or ripping down the laundry line.
Is this what it feels to be insane, to lose my mind?
The parents were at a church committee meeting. The older brothers had taken the truck to somewhere.
That point seemed rather vague.
Lightening blew out the transformer yesterday, taking all the electricity with it. No TV. No one to phone. No radio. Nothing.
What do you think a bored teen (boy or girl) would do in this situation?? What would you do?