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8-Minute Memoir

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    Day 228: Rollercoasters. Love them. Hate them. Is there an in between? 8 minutes. #8minutememoir…

    February 21, 2018
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    Day 227: Rollercoasters. Hate them. Love them. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir…

    February 20, 2018
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    Day 227: List of people you love. Make a list of people in your life and by each name list one concrete reason or story or example of why you love them. Stay away…

    February 14, 2018
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    Day 226: A Restaurant. Your favorite hole-in-the-wall, your favorite fast food, your favorite food truck, your favorite fancy pants. Write about what you get and what you never get. Write about where you used…

    February 12, 2018
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    Day 226: Reaching your unreachable potential. As the years go by, my chances at competing in Olympic Games go down (excluding senior Olympics—that’s for another day). Every time the games come along, I think…

    February 7, 2018
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    Day 226: Things you don’t enjoy. The other day my son said, “Mom, why don’t you like Garfield?” I didn’t quite know what to say. I don’t hate Garfield, per se, I just don’t…

    February 5, 2018
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    Day 224: I don’t understand. My 4 yo doesn’t understand why my mom who died three weeks after he was born can’t come back for a visit. He doesn’t get why I can’t get…

    January 29, 2018
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    Day 223: Grapefruit. Love it, hate it. Needs sugar, needs salt. Grapefruit juice. Grapefruit gummies. Grapefruit candles. Grapefruit sorbet. Write about grapefruit for 8 minutes. #8minutememoir…

    January 25, 2018
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    Day 222: Loving the World. I wrote this poem The Messenger by Mary Oliver in messy handwriting on a white board so we could see it every day in my house. I thought maybe…

    January 22, 2018
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    Day 221: Something you’re proud of. Could be big. Could be small. Could be from today. Could be from years ago. Could be something people know about. Could be a secret. Today I’m proud…

    January 17, 2018