Thursday, February 14, 2008

6 Word Memoirs..........

One of my fav sites is BoingBoing. I love visiting it, several times a day if i can. Todays favorite was this one:

Six-word memoirs by writers famous and obscure

By Mark Frauenfelder on Book

200802141438Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure, edited by Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser, is an anthology of several hundred six-word autobiographies. I wish all tombstones came with stories like these:
Kentucky trash heap yields unexpected flower. -- John Kurtz

Changing mind postponed demise by decades. -- Scott O'Neil

Despite disorders, jafroed jewboy gets girl. -- Michael Eisner

Didn't pull out. Downhill from there. -- Roger Daubach

Thought I would have more impact. -- Kevin Clark

Yes, you can edit my biography. -- Jimmy Wales

Must remember: people, gadgets. That order. -- Brian Lam

What's your six-word memoir? Add it to the comments. Link


well.. here's my six-word memoir....

Made some mistakes, doing fine now. --

What's yours?


  1. First this: You are on my blog today - You make my day award

    Second this: The glass is half full, always.

  2. oh carol i love that 6 word memoir! Perfect! now off to check your blog.

  3. That's a very wonderful felted hat in the blue-gray.

    I've wondered about felting for art dolls but haven't gotten into it so far due to the expense far anyway. I did jump sites and arrive at the enchanted gypsy etsy shop though. Marvelous stuff.