A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

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Aug 31, 2016
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Nephew finally asked for my hand.

Today I dropped my 6-yr-old nephew and his sister at their house after a beautiful summer day spent in one another's company. As I returned to my car he followed, carrying something in his hand. He opened his hand saying he had an offering for me.

It was tiny sprigs from their lavender plant (I'd said I liked lavender-laced coffee) along...
 

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