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Six Word Memoirs

BigMammaPetunia

Member since July 18, 2013

ABOUT ME

Right now, I'm reading:
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

In bed I like to read:
Non-fiction/memoirs/biographies, Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire, Lucky magazine.

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
The best things happen when I'm not trying.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
You don't have to be perfect.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
"Dream On" by Aerosmith

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Anyone.

BigMammaPetunia’s Latest Memoir of 7

“Tree, apple, chicken, egg, he, me.”

 
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