Copyright — Danny Bowman
This is my story for Friday Fictioneers this week. It’s a weekly challenge to tell a story in 100 words that follows the photo prompt for the week. It’s hosted by the gracious and talented Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week the photo was supplied by Danny Bowman. Thanks Danny.
Dad finally agreed to call the County Extension agent to come and look at our back yard.
Dad had done everything he could think of to bring it back to life. He dug to loosen the soil, watered, fertilized, seeded, dug again, watered again. He’d been raised on a farm and loved the land. Retired, this was his hobby.
Chuck Wilson, the agent, finally pulled up. He shook his head and dug a bit. He then solemnly looked at Dad. “Tom, Tom, I told you easy does it. You really overdid this time. You’ve gone and killed all the earthworms.”