I hope everybody had a great first week of September. Mine consisted of waging war on the stable spiders. The spiders are winning. We're trying to get the barn cleaned up for the therapeutic riding program we host each fall. Luckily I haven't seen many spiders (they give me the heebie jeebies) but they keep rebuilding their webs at an alarming rate.
I also joined the Gearing up to Get an Agent Blog hop. This seems like a great event and writers can either take part in the whole thing, or they can pick and choose the steps the wish to participate in.
This week's Six Sentence Sunday snippet picks up where last week's ended. To read the work of some truly phenomenal writers, you should check out the official list.
“A little help would be appreciated.”
Still doubled over with laughter, Luke reaches under the sow and scratches her belly. The sow heaves a huge sigh, grins, and falls to the ground with a thud that causes the entire nursery crate to shimmy and shake. The babies drop my skirt and charge her, their little tails wag as each one grabs a teat. I watch the feeding frenzy while covering my bowed legs with the battered remains of my skirt. Each time the littlest one gets close to hullabaloo, one of its siblings knocks it away.