map of me.

After reading the Writing 101 assignment about maps, I spent hours following roads in Google Maps street view looking for inspiration. I think I covered nine states and parts of four countries and relived years of my life. But inspiration never happened.

Maybe this post is the answer… because all I could think of for this map-inspired piece was writing pretty much that same exact post — plus a map. But that would be cheating. Right?

Just in case anyone thinks it’s not cheating, here is a map to go with love across the ocean.

florence map.

But I still thought I should have something new. I tried all day but couldn’t clear my head. I thought of places I’ve been… lots of places… amazing places. But my brain just felt tired and jumbled.

So I came up with a rather loose interpretation of the original task. I created my own map of what I know most intimately.


map of self.

~Writing 101: day 17

About what sandra thinks

Sandra is a writer, sometimes blogger, poet, artist, emotional disaster. She thinks far too much and sleeps far too little. Sandra lives in the Northeastern U.S. but dreams of an oceanfront home in Italy, but she would settle for a non-oceanfront home in Italy. She loves books, brutal honesty, coffee, and the color black. She hates insincerity, beer, whipped cream, and facebook. And she is uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.
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5 Responses to map of me.

  1. Wandering Soul says:

    funny, and original. who could have thought of that! i like that sarcasm exit point is the coffee entry point. Coffee is bitter , so sarcasm stings! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  2. maynotbesoanonymous says:

    Really witty post!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. gigglingfattie says:

    What a wonderful interpretation of the task! So creative!

    Liked by 1 person

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