Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.
Early Warning by Jane Smiley
"The funeral was a riot of floral exuberance--not just lilies, but daffodils and tulips and sprays of apple and pear blossom."
That sounds lovely. I like the more pedestrian, non-florist flowers like daffodils. I think I'd like that at my own funeral.