A few days back, KarenTH sent an e-mail to share an article she had read on NPR.org.

(You should go read the article. And if you have twelve minutes, you can listen to the Talk of the Nation Broadcast at the same link.)

In a nutshell, an online magazine asked readers to summarize their lives in six words. The results were compiled in a book titled Not Quite What I Was Planning.

I’ve been thinking about this for the past few days.

After throwing around combinations like “Two Kids Later, Fifteen Pounds Heavier” and “Will my hair be short forever?” I’ve decided to go with the following six word summary.

Amateur Craves Pancakes, Yarn, and Wit

If you could summarize your life in a half dozen words, which words would you choose?