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“Needed Dance Partner, Grabbed the Broom.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, one man dropped out of the presidential race while another became a contender, flash mobs attracted negative attention, and apes conquered the box office again. These stories reflect the chaos and excitement of life, as do the Six-Word Memoirs that continue to roll in at SMITH. Below are the best memoirs of the week ending on August 19. Click on each author’s name to read more memoirs and to read the backstories behind their six-worders.

Most Resourceful: “Needed dance partner, grabbed the broom.” -JAD
Timeliest Wisdom: ‘“Your bra is not supporting you.”’ -MaryEllenMarks, with a great backstory.
Most Points: “Bowling score. Cholesterol. Hover around 200.” -Contemplative
Most Self-Aware:New school, new look. Old me?” -DesperatelyWaiting from SMITHTeens
Best Question: “Possible explanation for existence of Kardashians?” -Nicksfanman, from Six-Word Questions
Toughest Narrative Arc: “Don’t take all the heartaches home.” -CrookedMystic (picture above) with Six Words about Work-Lessons

Plus: One more week to share your Six Words About Work and be eligible to win an iPad2 or BlackBerry PlayBook. The fourth and final topic is  “Inspirations: Biggest Lesson I Learned at Work.”

2 responses

  1. bevvie says:

    Great memoirs of the week!

  2. TB Pasquale says:

    Thanks so much for highlighting my memoir about work. It is a privilege to be listed :)!

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