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  • Day 176: Arts
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    Day 176: Arts

    Day 176: Arts. Agree? Disagree? Why? How? What does it mean to you? How do you see this in others? Do you sing badly? Write poems? Dance in the kitchen? Try writing about this…

    September 27, 2017
  • Day 175: Graham Crackers
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    Day 175: Graham Crackers

    Day 175: Graham Crackers. I bet you can write for 8 minutes about graham crackers. You can write about how you used to dip them in milk until they get soggy. You can write…

    September 25, 2017
  • Day 174: Hiring a driver
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    Day 174: Hiring a driver

    Day 174: Hiring a driver. Do you remember the first time you paid for a taxi? Or was it Uber or Lyft or Riide? Did your driver try to strike up a conversation? Did…

    September 23, 2017
  • Day 172 Fire
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    Day 172: Fire

    Day 172: Fire. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Sep 18, 2017 at 9:11am PDT…

    September 18, 2017
  • Day 171: Walking
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    Day 171: Walking

    Day 171: Walking. Walking fast. Walking slow. Walking up hills. Walking down beaches. Walking with friends. Walking with children. Walking home. Walking to school. Walking in walk-a-thons. Walking in big cities. Walking when you’d…

    September 15, 2017
  • Day 170: Lawn Mowers
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    Day 170: Lawn Mowers

    Day 170: Lawn Mowers. Do you have one? A push one? A rider one? Self-propelled? Old? New? Broken? Write about giant mowers at parks, mowers going at 7:00 am or 11 pm. Write about…

    September 13, 2017
  • Day 169: Questions
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    Day 169: Questions

    Day 169: Questions. Write down all the questions you have. Big, small, mundane, epic, personal, medical, political, family, practical, relational, funny, serious, new, old, thin, thick. Make a list so long it could touch…

    September 11, 2017
  • Day 168: Garbage
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    Day 168: Garbage

    Day 168: Garbage. Garbage cans, garbage bags, garbage disposals, garbage dumps. Taking out the garbage. Notes on your garbage can because it’s too full (this never happens to me), garbage on holidays, garbage you…

    September 8, 2017
  • Day 167: Stories about your home
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    Day 167: Stories about your home

    Day 167: Stories about your home. I came upon this article about haunted Rock Canyon and I was terrified!!! Apparently people report hearing strange sounds while up there–crying, whispers, laughter. There's even a sad…

    September 6, 2017