But on days like today, when my little flock sticks to the backyard, hunting bugs, picking strawberries, or lazying in a shallow pool, I find my thoughts wandering.
I recently stumbled across SMITH Magazine: Home of the Six Word Story. It's a fantastic little word puzzle. How much can you say in six word? I forget the back story and I'm too lazy to look it up, but I think Hemmingway or someone placed a bet at a bar that he could write a six word novel. It went
For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.Packs a punch, doesn't it?
So when the SMITHMag newsletter advertised this new contest, I couldn't help but get excited. Compose your own six-word stump speech, and read the speeches of others. (Dad, I'm thinking you could easily win a contest like this!) These are brief, funny, and often quite insightful mini-speeches during this season of election overload.
I know what I'll be fiddling with during tomorrow's lulls.