Here I am participating in my very first Saturday Centus hostessed by the wonderful Ms Jenny. It's not her first however, it's her 100th!
Ms Jenny gives us a prompt of x number of words (53 in this case) and then allows us 100 additional words to create a story.
So without further ado, here's mine. The prompt is in blue.
I hadn’t been on this property since I was a young girl. The old barn where I used to feed and groom Jimmy had partially rotted. Vines crawled over the dilapidated building. Out in the field beyond, self-seeded corn was waving in the breeze. Seeing crows land, I ran without thinking to scare them away. I tripped and almost fell. Straightening up and brushing myself off I noticed that my shoe was untied. And this was it—the little trip that changed my life. Yes.
My untied shoelace changed my life. As I leaned down to re-tie it, I kicked away a few leaves. When I turned my head slightly to look where the leaves had been, I was astonished to see a rubber-banded wad of hundred dollar bills nestled in a little indention in the muddy ground.
How astounding! Here was the money that was lost so long ago! Oh! If only….
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photo by me © 2008 all rights reserved (a barn in Blanchard, Idaho)