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2012 ~ One Book One College - Greasy Rider: Six-Word Memoir

Spring 2012 Massasoit One Book One College selection: Greasy Rider and history of the OBOC community reads program.

You are invited....

In 2006, the online SMITH Magazine started the six-word memoir project. Readers were invited to submit their tiny stories and they answered in droves.
 "Greasy Rider" is about a unique car and a "remarkable journey of discovery" about the importance of being "Green." The One Book, One College committee would like to extend the six-word memoir challenge to the college community: submit a six-word memoir around the theme of "rides," journeys and sustainability.   Can you tell the story of your most memorable journey or your "green" viewpoint in six-words?

To give it a try - submit your six word memoir by using the Comments below:

Cool Ride and Six-Word Memoir

Professor Peter Meggison
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Six word memoirs from Greasy Rider

My husband’s adventure, my heart’s worry
Adventure is only for the willing
Life-changing, Mid-life motorcycle drive to Sturgis

Life is an adventure: make yours
Friends plus french-fry oil equals adventure
Adventures revolve around journeys not endings
Frugal idea equals a lifetime adventure!
Friendly French-fry Fueled Flight cross country!
Slant six devastated by lubrication deficiency
Gas: the new four letter word
Mercedes Benz Wagon: Elegant French-fry Machine
Car trouble: car please heal thyself!
French fried fuel: you're fooling me?
Friends survive cross country road trip.
Carbon foot prints: made not bought!