40 in 40

It started simply enough, with a post on facebook, linked to this article, and the voices of women writers describing the day their life changed in 40 words.  I thought I’d give it a shot.  Not thinking too much, minimal editing, to revel in the economy.  Prompted by a friend, we decided that once was not enough, so here it is:

40 words, once a day, 40 days.  Won’t you join us? Add your 40 words in the comments.

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We stood in the driveway, when he said “I always wanted to do that…” At 26, the doors already seemed closed, as if he knew he only had a few short years left. That’s when I decided: never stop exploring.