First line of "Upon Leaving the Candy Factory," a short story in which zombies shovel sugar while wearing bio-hazard suits:
Times are tough all over.
First line of "Soul Marbles," a flash story which has seen several short lists but no home:
Mom had already been crying when she found me sitting on the concrete floor of the garage with a hammer in my hand.
First line of Kij Johnson's wonderful "Ponies" at Tor.com:
The invitation card has a Western theme.
First line of Grace Krilanovich's The Orange Eats Creeps (a novel which I will read before the year is over):
The sun is setting.
May your weekend have many first lines.