Saturday, July 28th, 2012
On Friday night, the opening ceremony of the Olympics not only showcased a performance that celebrated the world’s greatest athletes, but recognized each individual nation in the flagbearing ceremony. From the smallest and most remote nations, to the largest world powers, the march not only recognized athleticism, but diversity, pride, and the importance of banding together in celebration.
The authors of this week’s featured Six-Word Memoirs confront personal struggles, but also use their words to touch upon universal experiences, borrowing the language of old adages and modifying it to suit their personal stories and writing styles.
Best Reason to Re-Route: “High road apparently closed for repairs.” - Dean6805
Most Eternal Truth: “Family is forever. Dysfunction - an eternity.” - ctgoods2
Most Vicious Cycle: “Stressing over my inability to relax.” - sinatrablue
Bravest: “Half the salary, twice the opportunity.” - juice-thelife.blogspot.com
Most Punny Solution: “Suffered from listlessness…started new list.” - AQScott
Most Inventive: “Planning conversations that will never happen.” - wanderingdaughter, from SMITHteens