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The Top Six Summer Vacation Memoirs


This week you happily reminisced, sharing tales of summers lost and summers past. From exhilarating adventures to helping hands, our community did it all during the summer months. Yet, only six can claim the top spots. Here are our favorites from SixContest #34:

6. “Hiking, delirious somewhere around 4,000 feet.” –@Lori Romero (via Facebook)

5. “Orlando for volleyball. California for love.” –macdad

4. “Please, just one more lobster roll.” –NancyWriterNYC_fromtwitter

3. “Working hard to encourage young lives.” –georgiahelper

2. “Saw some abs you wouldn’t believe.” –TeaTopper

And the top summer Memoir is…

1. “Farmhouse porch. Chateau miraval. Paradise found.” –JanAlexander

Congrats to JanAlexander and thanks to everyone who joined in the fun! Whether in our Caption Contests, on FacebookTwitterTumblr or at—keep on Sixing!


  • Solstice22
    August 29, 2014

    I say this about every contest, but this was my favorite! It made me so happy that the season just didn’t drift by and that so many folks did stuff!! Big stuff, little stuff. But stuff nevertheless. Big congrats to all the winners!!

  • Sami Swan Thompson
    September 3, 2014

    One of the best things about this website is it FLATTENS the fear of writing that so many people have! (Notice I didn’t say “defuses” or “negates” the fear, because fear is always there; however, once you flatten it, you can walk right over it.) We can all put together six little words, right?
    P.S. These are really wonderful!

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