This post is being linked to the blog hop at Julia's 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups-Week #172. . .the howling dog, the moon and the creaking boards made for. . . The story written for this blog hop should be written in exactly 100 words. Since I tend to want to be a little wordy, this is an exercise in brevity.
As she was finishing a few chores in the barn after it got dark, she thought about the startling news she heard on the radio at noon. Now that it was no longer daylight, her mind seemed to take off on its own volition writing the news report into a scary episode and taking her with it. It didn't help that a howling dog, the moon and the creaking boards made an eerie evening before Halloween. All of a sudden she jumped back into reality when she heard a baby's cry in the loft above her. Was the rumor true?