8-Minute Memoir

Day 116: A different choice

Day 116: A different choice. I’m in the law library today working on various things and it feels like a different world. What if I had decided to go to law school? What if I still make that decision? If you could do something,…

May 10, 2017
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 19: Someone Famous

Kids! Day 19: Someone Famous. These guys got to meet one of their favorite author/illustrators @dsantat who wrote and illustrated Caldecott winning book The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend not to mention the graphic novel Sidekicks, and of course the illustrations for Ricky…

May 9, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 114: Things that make you anxious

Day 114: Things that make you anxious. Me=air travel. Make a list. Write why you get anxious. How you cope. Write whatever comes to your head even if you end up going off on a side road. Be open. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post…

May 5, 2017
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 18: Your face

Kids! Day 18: Your face. What does it look like? What do you love about it? What has happened to it? Sunburns? Cuts? Nosebleeds? Lost teeth? What have you put on it? Face paint? Sunscreen? Masks? Sunglasses? Nose warmers? What did it look like…

May 4, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 113: A kindness outing

Day 113: A kindness outing. Write about a time you went to an event, a concert, a play, an opera, a sports match, a movie or some other outing not because you wanted to but because you cared for the person who invited you.…

May 3, 2017

Kids! Day 17: Leave Me Alone!!!

Kids! Day 17: Leave Me Alone!!! That’s all this old woman wants. Some peace and quiet so she can knit thirty sweaters for her enormous family. No matter where she goes, no one will leave her alone! When do you like to be alone?…

May 2, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 112: Your hands

Day 112: Your hands. Write about your hands. What they look like. What they do. How they feel. The injuries they’ve had. The things they’ve touched. The way you treat them. Hands. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on…

May 1, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 111: Temper

Day 111: temper. Write about losing it. Controlling it. Breathing through it. Coping with it. What’s beneath it. What triggers it. Who has seen it. Who never sees it. What to do about it. You. Others. The dog. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared…

April 28, 2017