Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Hump Day Hook:)

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Here's a snippet from the Christmas scene from Balancing Act:)

. “And while we're on the subject, what's this shit about you joining the Peace Corps?”
“It's a great way to work with people and visit other cultures. You know I want to get my master's degree, and if I join the Peace Corps, maybe I'll get an idea of what it's like out in the field.” Gretchen bit her lip. Maybe I should have told him first, instead of blurting it out at the dinner table.
“Well, now's a fine time to tell me. What were you planning? Leaving me here alone for a few years while you go to some foreign country?”
“There's always a chance I won't get accepted.” Gretchen leaned her head against the window. “Besides, I was just thinking about it.”
“Stop thinking about it.” Joe lowered his voice. “It’s an asinine idea.”
“What about my career?” Seriously? He did not just shoot down my entire life’s ambition.

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas yesterday!  I'm still fighting a cold, and still have no voice.  I'm going to clean up my kitchen, then crawl back in bed with That Sequel for tomorrow's post.


Flossie Benton Rogers said...

Good hook! I'm wondering how he removes his foot from his mouth, or maybe only she can see his foot there at this point. Lovely idea, the peace corps.

Molly Daniels said...

Thanks Flossie:) My sister was in the Peace Corps, so found a way to work it in.