The gist of it is simple. I give you the start of a line/story and you continue on. This week:
Her straw hat blew off with a gentle gust from a passing bus. A man in a disheveled suit tripped over his feet trying not to step on it. They both stooped to pick it up but Jane stopped half way when she realized he was on his way down. He handed it to her and she thanked him.
“No problem,” he said. Without pause he was off, hurrying down the street.
“No problem,” she repeated. Another chance encounter wasted? She wondered briefly as she watched him disappear around the corner.
She decided to stop at the cafe across the street and crossed where she stood instead of going down a few feet to the cross walk. She woke up three months later with a doozy of a headache wondering where her straw hat was.
The nurse laughed and said, “It’s winter hon, you won’t need your straw hat today”. Jane did not believe the nurse as she went on to tell her she was hit by …