Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Six-Word Story

“Bleak grays transform into shimmering rainbows.” A couple of years ago, during a writing workshop, I was asked to write a six-word memoir. I don’t remember how long I was given, certainly no less than fifteen minutes and no more than thirty. I knew I wanted to express the change in my life in terms … Read more


I stepped over to the wall. “You gonna check if I’ve grown?” The nurse chuckled. “You’re…uh… five foot two and… a half.” It was my turn to chuckle. “So I’ve grown a quarter of an inch?” She frowned and double checked. Yes, I had grown a quarter of an inch. When I first started yoga, … Read more