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Posts Tagged ‘family’

“Suffered from listlessness…started new list.” The Best Six-Word-Memoirs of the Week

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 [...]

“May the family dynamics pass over.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

There are two sides to every story, even if the story is limited to six words. Despite sparse tornados earlier this week, voters in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. still managed to schlep out to the voting booths and elect Mitt Romney in respective Republican primaries. Primed by vast experience playing jokes on celebrities [...]

Laurie David Talks Six at the Dinner Table

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Our newest fan is Laurie David, environmental activist, An Inconvenient Truth producer, Huffington Post blogger, and now author. I had to chance to speak with Laurie a few week ago, asking her to share a “Moment” for our new book (she’s got a great one; you can read it when the book comes next January). [...]

Six Words at Four Years: Thanks.

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Just before Thanksgiving four years ago, SMITH’s tiny, part-time team, consisting of co-founder, Tim Barkow, and senior editor, Rachel Fershleiser (pictured here at our book launch party with Summer Grimes, whose six-worder, “Not quite what I was planning,” became the book’s title, not to mention soul of a story told in six-word sentences in The [...]

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