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Day 47: Childhood toy. Monchichis (we had two), Cabbage Patch kids (mine was a knock off–no adoption papers and soft face. The horror), Weeble Wobbles, He-Man and She-Ra, Transformers, Teddy Ruxbin, Lite Brite, Easy Bake Ovens. Write about the toys you had, the toys…

December 5, 2016
8-Minute Memoir

Day 47: Swimming

Day 47: Swimming. Do you love it? Hate it? Did your Mom force you on the swim team and you took last every race? Do you have twenty bikinis? Or prefer a t-shirt and shorts? Do you swim at the rec center, your backyard,…

December 2, 2016
8-Minute Memoir

Day 46: Christmas Tree

Day 46: Christmas Tree. 8 minutes. And thank you to everyone who came last night. It was awesome. Hope to do it again in March when the snow is not so magical. #8minutememoir A photo posted by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Nov 30,…

November 30, 2016
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Day 45: Something Scary

Day 45: Something Scary. Write about something scary you've done in the last two weeks. Maybe you went to a book club where you didn't know anyone. Maybe you said no to something when you normally would say yes. Maybe you decided to quit…

November 28, 2016
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Day 44: Leaving

Day 44: Leaving. Write about leaving. Leaving school, leaving your old house, leaving a relationship, leaving behind a habit–good or bad, leaving Walmart on black Friday, leaving sadness, leaving a job, leaving a bad situation. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A photo posted by Ann Dee…

November 26, 2016
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Day 43: Thank you

Day 43: Thank you. Write an 8 minute note of gratitude to someone. Set the timer, write their name and then go for it. Be specific, write stories, don’t stop until the time runs out. Maybe then set the timer again and write another…

November 26, 2016
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Day 42: When I grow up

Day 42: When I grow up. Write those four words on your paper/screen and then set your timer and see what happens. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A photo posted by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Nov 21, 2016 at 4:31am PST…

November 22, 2016
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Day 41: favorite recipes

Day 41: favorite recipes. This is my mom’s refrigerator bran muffins that you could scoop into a little Pyrex bowl, put in the microwave and then a minute or two later eat with a big old slather of butter and a gallon of homemade…

November 18, 2016
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Day 40: Family Pictures

Day 40: Family Pictures. Write about family picture day. Do you remember getting ready? Where you went? How long it took? Or write about your family picture traditions. Did your family do them every year? Were they hung in order in the living room…

November 16, 2016
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Day 39: Pomegranates

Day 39: Pomegranates. 8 minutes. Set the timer. #8minutememoir A photo posted by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:21am PST…

November 14, 2016