Archives For Opening Lines

0087 bucket 1I don’t have a bucket list. There are places I’d like to visit or re-visit, and a few things I want to try, many of them legal. But if that last day comes and I haven’t done them all, I’m not going to flounce out of the room in a huff, declaring my entire life a waste of time as I slam my bedroom door, fling myself on my bed and die … either out of spite or because flouncing and flinging can be dangerous in one’s twilight year Continue Reading…

A collection of things I hear that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

“I knew the long shower thing would eventually happen, but I had no idea they could go through a whole box of Kleenex that fast!”

Overheard: Accidental Openings

A collection of things I hear that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

It looked like a place people who don’t want to be found would end up.

Overheard: Accidental Openings

A collection of things I hear that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

He had crazy eyes and a Mexican wife.

Overheard: Accidental Openings

I’m going to start sharing the things I hear people say that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

You look more like yourself now than you did when I knew you.

Overheard: Accidental Openings