The challenge each week: A new picture, a new story. Beginning, middle, and end, in 100 words. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting. The pond might be iced over but Froggy below is still hopping. Click on him to read more from February’s Frozen Fictioneers. If you like what you read, please let me know, and share with a friend.
Lost in Foundation – 99 words
It started with one crack. In the drywall. Settling. No big deal. We spackled, repainted and went on about our business.
The drafts around the windows were next. The cold started seeping in and we caulked. Added more weather stripping.
Last March, during that rainy spell, the roof leaked around the chimney. The flashing had pulled right away from the shingles, but we drew on the line of credit. Paid a guy to jack up the sill plate.
Today, the windows shattered. All of them, at once. And for the life of me, I can’t see a way clear.