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Winners: Six-Word Resolutions

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

By Larry Smith

Rachel and I had a great time talking with Leonard Lopate and winners of SMITH and WNYC’s “Six-Word Resolutions” contest. Listen to a podcast of the show on These eight inspired micro-resolutionists will receive a copy of our new book, It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure.. Thanks to the hundreds of you who submitted nearly 1,000 Six-Word Resolutions. Next contest: Six Words on Life in New York City.

Think like Barack, Do like Michelle.
Sarah S.

Make money. Find love. Keep both.
- Suzy L.

Get my Inbox under 13,000 messages.
- Nancy L.

Sit comfortably while eating out alone.
- Lisa B.

Make nouveau feminism comedy go mainstream.
- Jessica D.

End my twenty month dry spell.
- Sandi H

Copy my kid, not my dad.
- Lori P.

Genuinely ask others “How are you?”
- Kerri W.

To outlive the age of anxiety.
- Arnold S.

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5 responses

  1. javier says:

    death takes live but not memories

  2. javier says:

    all will end when death rises

  3. javier says:

    life situations can ans will resolve

  4. javier says:

    escaping frustration can be difficult sometimes

  5. Anonymous says:

    getting so tired of you, javier!

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