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Six-Word Search: Learn

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

The Six-Word Memoir community is filled with lifelong learners. For many, summer is a time to take a break from education; for others, it’s a time of discovery. Your memoirs discuss things you want to learn, have learned, or wish others would learn. Your words are wishful, wistful, and downright skillful. Learn more about your [...]

Six-Word Search: Graduation

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

For some graduates, leaving the familiar world of their high school or college and transitioning into what is often described as the “real world” is purely exciting, a simultaneous beginning and ending that offers a host of new opportunities, all built on the solid foundation from which they are graduating. For others, however, graduation can [...]

Six-Word Search: “Vacation”

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

With the arrival of summer, vacation begins for students. But for non-students, summer doesn’t always mean vacation. While students sleep in, and the boredom begins, working professionals yearn for a vacation, or at least a break from constant working and wakefulness. Whether we like it or not, some things take vacations even when we don’t: [...]

Six-Word Search: “I put the __ in __.”

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

The SMITH community loves wordplay, and recently, we’ve noticed many of you Sixers getting creative in your memoirs with the “I put the __ in __” form. That’s why this week we’ve decided to put the rational in inspirational so to speak and dedicate an entire Six-Word Search to the phrase. Here are some of [...]

Six-Word Search: “Dad”

Friday, June 15th, 2012

With Father’s Day approaching, many of us at SMITH Magazine are struggling to get our gift ideas together in time for the holiday. Dads aren’t always the easiest people to shop for. They can be stern or goofy, close or distant, helpful or harmful; the variations are endless, and no two relationships with a father [...]

SMITHTeens Six-Word Search: Love

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Between the sappy drugstore displays and ever multiplying flower stands, you’d be hard pressed not to notice the presence of Valentine’s Day. Cards will be exchanged, boycotts will be launched and our own annual “Six Words on Love & Heartbreak” storytelling show at the 92YTribeca will attempt to appease the cynics and romantics alike. Like [...]

Six-Word Search: “Lost”

Monday, August 29th, 2011

If life had a catch phrase it might read: “Ready or not…here I come.”
Life comes at us hard, and fast, and we inevitably lose some things during the chaos of the daily grind. Whether it’s keys, a job, youth or a loved one, we all experience loss along the way.
While satirically minded SMITH writers choose [...]

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