Friday, March 20, 2009

MEMOIR

In writing down all these family trees and doings and kinships and histories, I've thrown out words with the abundant abandon of a snowplow---scattershot and adjective-laden and full of swooping phrases.

There's a new fad I've discovered: Six Word Memoirs. Condense the story of your life, or the memories or the tenor of your days into six words---concise, terse, telling.

All contributions welcome. This is one of mine:


I'VE HAD MORE FUN SINCE FORTY.


I'd love to hear everyone's own resume-in-a-nutshell.

6 comments:

Tonja said...

OK...I don't have one right now...but I'm gonna work on it! I'll get back to you....

racheld said...

Looking forward to it.

Ondine said...

Healing others makes me more human.

Forests can withstand what trees cannot.

racheld said...

Ondine--

Those are just lovely. I'm going to go put them in my 'Membering File right now.

Thank you.

Kouign Aman said...

Small & large, they're my life.

racheld said...

I live that one every day.