How do you sum up your life?

Posted: February 4, 2015 in Random Thoughts on Life, Writing
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Another question with no answer…just one to ask yourself. How do you sum up your life? I have been in a few situations recently where I need to write a short biography about myself. I know that it shouldn’t really be that big of a deal, but I have found it difficult to do. What would people want to know? Should it be factual or entertaining? Can I really summarize my life in a brief space? Should it concern me at all?

I like to think that I can find a way to say things that I want to say. I work with words every day as a teacher and play with words whenever I can as an amateur writer. For some reason, a bio leaves me struggling for words. I know that my life isn’t very interesting by any celebrity standards, but I think I have seen and done a few things. Why can’t I think of what they are? When I read my own bio, I put myself to sleep!

Maybe I’m thinking too hard about this. I guess that I should solve this conundrum the way that I do so many others: wait until my wife gets home and see what she has to say!

Featured image via granitegrok.com

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  1. Well,if you make life interesting for yourself eventually people find you interesting.
    Most times,maybe not all the time. But the key is to do it for you,not to say”See what I did/do!”

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    • slaterswords says:

      I finally finished it up. I left out lots of detail because, truly, even I don’t care that much about the little details of my life. I added some of my typical “style” (i.e. Sarcasm) and got the stamp of approval from the wife. I guess that makes it good.

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  2. To add, we are all unique and have different life experiences,good and bad. T he cool part about it it how we deal with it. I think you would surprise yourself with how interesting your life is.
    Blessings on you,brother!

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