|The Perfect Storm Source|
Last night’s violent thunder and lightning storm more than battered Theo’s barn. The storm brought it to the ground, leaving broken timbers and shattered planks.
Theo and Ellen were silent, as he assessed all that had been lost. His eyes widened as he realized the cost to rebuild and to begin again. Credit? That was stretched beyond his ability to repay.
“Maybe we could take up a collection from our families? I know that…” Ellen suggested, hesitantly.
Theo hung his head, “No, no. I can’t ask them, you know that.” Then Theo realized with clarity what he could do, what he should do. “I’ll be back.” He hugged Ellen tightly and then getting into his truck, Theo drove out onto the dirt road in a cloud of dust.
Where did he go? What will he do? Any ideas?
This week, River provided 6 or 12 words for bloggers to use as a writing prompt, to stir up the old brain cells. Take the leap and see what you can create. You could write it in the comment section of River's site, post it on your own site (with a link back to River).
I have really enjoyed these prompts. They give me a chance to cut loose, take the plunge....