Memoir in six words

Can you describe your life in half a dozen words? Members of Salon's reader community, Table Talk, take a crack at it this week.


Salon Staff
February 29, 2008 7:43PM (UTC)

Imagination

Sum up your life (to date) in six words

Lynn Marie -- 11:53 am Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #2 of 65

Failure was apparently an option here.

Timothy -- 12:56 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #6 of 65

Crawl, step, run, step, crawl, lay.

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Jared2 -- 01:29 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #7 of 65

Broke. Payday. Broke. Payday. Broke. Payday ...

comixchik -- 02:22 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #8 of 65

Didn't do what I should have.

Bone Daddy -- 02:59 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #9 of 65

Quite often confused; was never satisfied.

Annie O'Reilly -- 03:13 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #10 of 65

Making shit up as I go.

blithedale -- 05:20 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #12 of 65

Lollipop, quicksilver, Pyrex, tree, Timex, fossil.

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Oedipa Maas -- 05:46 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #14 of 65

California, Pennsylvania, Jersey, Manhattan, Vancouver, Seattle.

DejunaB -- 08:29 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #15 of 65

Half over but feels like new.

BookWomyn -- 08:49 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 26, 2008 -- #16 of 65

Child, adult, wife, mom, widow, me.

Randall -- 07:39 am Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #19 of 65

Cuppa tea, almost shagged, cuppa tea.

MGF -- 08:12 am Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #22 of 65

Here, there, back again. Rinse, repeat.

jenbynight -- 08:46 am Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #26 of 65

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Current lawyer, aspiring writer, often silly.

Aunt Pid -- 09:08 am Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #27 of 65

Frankly, it is all about me.

thatsheila -- 10:01 am Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #31 of 65

I chased him, he caught me.

hhrvt -- 11:17 am Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #32 of 65

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Don't even try to plan it.

oxane -- 12:17 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #35 of 65

Working in the Twilight Zone, coughing.

VickieMcKay -- 12:22 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #36 of 65

Right this minute have sinus headache.

Elmo Beachwin -- 01:58 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #38 of 65

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A waste of time and resources.

Chronica -- 02:54 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #43 of 65

Wrong turns and fateful detours. (Jung)

Vinca Minor -- 03:06 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #44 of 65

jilz -- 04:01 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #45 of 65

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Not as bad as I expected.

jilz - 04:03 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #46 of 65

Found my path. Walked it fearlessly.

Astragal -- 05:29 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #47 of 65

Naive idealist. Bitter cynic. Cheerful skeptic.

BurstOfLethargy -- 05:47 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #49 of 65

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Too much hair, then not enough.

Macdaffy -- 06:11 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #51 of 65

One lucky son-of-a-bitch.

Aleta S. - 06:27 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #53 of 65

A long strange trip it's been.

Randall - 07:36 pm Pacific Time -- Feb 27, 2008 -- #54 of 65

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Take to max, take a nap.

Misty Berkowitz -- 08:02 am Pacific Time -- Feb 28, 2008 -- #59 of 65

Not what I expected but fun.

VickieMcKay -- 08:03 am Pacific Time -- Feb 28, 2008 -- #60 of 65

Wondering, is this the best part?

la maga -- 08:07 am Pacific Time -- Feb 28, 2008 -- #61 of 65

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No, they'll never catch me now.

Elmo Beachwin -- 09:07 am Pacific Time -- Feb 28, 2008 -- #62 of 65

Fat man in a sweater vest.

Lynn Marie -- 09:48 am Pacific Time -- Feb 28, 2008 -- #64 of 65

An idyll under moss-draped oaks.

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