Wednesday, February 6, 2008

not quite what i was planning

Stolen from The Telegraph.

The challenge: describe your life in six words. Something pithy, yet evocative, on the model of Hemmingway's famous: For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.. If you need inspiration or examples, click on the link.

The title of this post would have been mine, if someone else (curse them!) hadn't thought of it first.

43 comments:

Heather said...

How much stronger can I get?

leanne said...

Felt cursed. Hope found. Life continues.

Julie Pippert said...

Intriguing series of accomplished I nevers

Becky said...

Must it be? It must be.

Amy said...

Broken heart. Empty womb. Forever hopeful.

meg said...

Conceived seven times. None made it.

calliope said...

She tried to do it all.

Katie said...

Searching for something, not sure what?

Magpie said...

Late bloomer, still growing, finding words.

niobe said...

Ooooo look!!!! I see something shiny!!!!

Wabi said...

Unlucky until catastrophe hits. Then lucky.

Beagle said...

Life is not one bit fair.

Beagle said...

This is not a dress rehersal.
(That is why I wear pants.)

CLC said...

Aching for my baby who's dead.

Renae said...

Done guessing what God already knows.

niobe said...

Now you see it. Now you

the Babychaser: said...

Can this be my dress rehearsal?

ewe are here said...

You can't make this stuff up!

Tash said...

THIS is my life?? Oh shit.

allypally said...

I was just about to say.....

Sara said...

Life is boring, then CRASH! Fuck.

quietsanctuary said...

Look and point. But don't touch.

Robyn said...

It's late. Make up your mind.

Lori said...

We did this for a friend's birthday party. I thought it was a great exercise, but hard.

Let's see... mine...

Gave up hope. Kept the faith.

calliope said...

Her life, paused, making things suck.

Kami said...

Trying to enjoy life. Still failing.

a- said...

So sorry. Thank you for playing.

Magpie said...

I love this post and comments.

Julia said...

Things change. Sometimes for the better.

Amy said...

Where to go from here? Life?

slouching mom said...

No molds broken to make me.

The Scarlet D said...

Life: it is what it is.

Anonymous said...

Big Dreams, no drive. I settled.

lifefromhere said...

the only way out is through.

(but I see someone else used that already.)
so...

how much more can I take?

~luna

Melissa said...

Still waiting to feel it's real.

Rebecca @ Clumsy Kisses said...

Endlessly waiting, stupidly hopeful, awesomely cool.

Rachel said...

Me worry? Always. Too many choices.

wheelsonthebus said...

Luckier than I ought to be.

Casey said...

I thought it was a joke.

Megan said...

Thought herself lucky. Didn't know shit.

Elizabeth said...

It took me all of yesterday, but I finally thought of one:

My happiness lies in another's womb.

Or

Guilt. Anxiety. Worry. More wine please!

Antigone said...

that makes me a sad panda

Yankee T said...

She finally came out, thank god.