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8-Minute Memoir

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    Day 97: Things you save

    Day 97: Things you save. Write about things you save. Receipts, ticket stubs, awards. Drawings, trinkets, Cabbage Patch dolls. Maybe you save everything. Maybe you save nothing. Maybe you grew up in a house…

    March 27, 2017
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    Day 96: Before they were adults

    Day 96: Before they were adults. Write about what one (or both) of your parents were like before they were your parent. Did they dance to big bands at Salt Air? Did they race…

    March 24, 2017
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    Day 95: One Time

    Day 95: One time. One time a deer rammed our minivan while we were driving at a high speed on an extremely busy street. I screamed, my husband swerved and we are here to…

    March 22, 2017
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    Day 93: Bathrooms

    Day 93: Bathrooms. Write about a bathroom. Maybe the one at your elementary school that you vowed never to enter, maybe the one in the basement of your childhood home that was bigger than…

    March 17, 2017
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    Day 92: Buying stuff you don’t need

    Day 92: Buying stuff you don’t need. Write about a time you bought or almost bought something you didn’t need. Maybe you saw a very convincing infomercial. Maybe a friend told you that you…

    March 15, 2017
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    Day 91: Waiting

    Day 91: Waiting. Write about waiting. Waiting for something big. Waiting for something small. Waiting when you don’t have time. Waiting when you do. Waiting. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir Saturday night was the second memoir…

    March 13, 2017
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    Day 90: A Street You Love

    Day 90: A Street You Love. Where you played night games. Sold lemonade. Learned to ride your bike. Got in a fight with your sister and then she ran over your leg with her…

    March 10, 2017
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    Day 89: Still and Empty

    Day 89: Still and Empty. Ever felt this? 8 minutes. And let me know if you think you’d like to come to the memoir reading night at my house Saturday night at 7:30. Only…

    March 8, 2017
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    Day 88: Hotel Rooms

    Day 88: Hotel Rooms. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Mar 6, 2017 at 6:31am PST…

    March 6, 2017