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Fresh Ground Stories: Spontaneous Combustion - Stories of Impulse

This year my horoscope says I need to take more chances and not worry about making mistakes. I’m pretty sure he was giggling when he wrote that.

How am I supposed to not worry? Worrying is what I do best. I can’t just go out and do stuff. Can I?

Next month’s theme is about being impulsive, acting on instinct and throwing caution to the wind. I have no idea how to do this so I’m counting on you guys to bring a story about a time when you did exactly that. How did it turn out? Did it change your life? Did you come home with a beautiful memory or an aching regret?

Practice your story on your roommate or the neighbor you have a crush on and then bring it out to Roy Street Coffee on Feb 27.

The rules for stories are below but you know the kind we’re looking for: true stories that happened to you that still mean something to you days, months or years later.

I hope to see you at our next show on Thursday, Feb 27, 7:00pm at the Roy St Cafe.

Rules/Guidelines: http://freshgroundstories.wordpress.com/2013/01/22/storytelling-rules-and-guidelines/

Feel free to email me if you have any questions.

Paul

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  • Teva

    thanks Paul for another wonderful evening, . You are simply awesome , inspiring , and encouraging.

    1 · March 4, 2014

    • Paul C.

      Thank you Teva. You guys make this my favorite day of the month.

      March 4, 2014

  • ann

    It was my first visit and I loved it. And a story is moving around in my head about falling in love...maybe next meeting.

    1 · March 4, 2014

  • Christian J.

    This is such an amazing and supporting group of people! Love this.

    1 · February 28, 2014

    • Timothy

      Realllly enjoyed your story as well brother. Much love for the stache as well.

      February 28, 2014

  • Timothy

    Was quite a night indeed. Clearly i need to tell the "naked in new york" story..... love hurts next story.....lol. my favorite,was the young man in the aquarium" habitat".....

    1 · February 28, 2014

  • Margaret

    Hi Paul, will you remind the Roy St Cafe folks that the hordes are returning tmrw? Last time we apparently caught them unawares (and unprepared). Thanks! See you tmrw!

    February 26, 2014

    • Paul C.

      Great idea Margaret! I just sent them an email and let them know we'll probably pack the place out again. Thanks for reminding me.

      February 26, 2014

    • Margaret

      You're welcome! I know we want them to like us!

      February 26, 2014

  • Roy B. A.

    I was really looking forwards to going but I have a change of plans and won't be attending. Bum out. Next time for sure.

    1 · February 26, 2014

  • Cindy J.

    This is my favorite meetup of the month! Cross your fingers that I can get there early enough for a seat!

    February 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have the perfect story to tell of me being impulsive. Unfortunately it is still live right now so it has no ending XD

    February 6, 2014

    • Paul C.

      Oops, hit <return> too soon! It's ok to bring a story that is still happening in your life as long as it's true and happened (or is happening) to you personally. The ending of the story doesnt' have to be the final ending of the story in real life. You could end it by saying where you are and how you feel about it at the moment. Go ahead and read the storytelling guidelines and let me know if you have any questions. Feel free to email me any time :)

      February 6, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Okay will do ;). See you there!

      1 · February 6, 2014

  • Robert H.

    Tell me a story.

    February 2, 2014

  • TempleDogs

    I'll be in Hawaii

    February 1, 2014

  • TempleDogs

    I'll be in Hawaii

    February 1, 2014

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