All My Life I’ve Dreamed of Being in Redbook magazine

Well, not actually all my life.

Not really any part of my life.

In point of fact, it never occurred to me that writing for Redbook was even an option.

And yet, somehow, I got to do a little bit of work for them this month. It’s a list piece, “What Not to Say to a Man You Love”, and it includes one-liners from me, Troy Pattee, and Redbook’s in-house dude Aaron Traister. Go see if you can tell which ones are mine.

6 thoughts on “All My Life I’ve Dreamed of Being in Redbook magazine”

  1. Briefly tried to find it online—no joy. Boy, that mag sure has tarted up since I'd flipped through my mother's copies way back in the 20th century.

    You did remind me that I'd wanted to list for the library's copy of Carl Jung's Red Book, finally published recently after his scandalized heirs refused for almost a hundred years to let anyone view it. Same basic topic. Ironic, ain't it?

  2. My guesses are 1, 4, 7, and 10.

    How about these?:

    I talked to my/your mom about your, you know, problem, and she suggested….

    My new boss is so amazing! He….

    Honey, do you have a few minutes? I just need someone to listen.

    And the classic:  Honey, does this make me look fat?

  3. Congrats! That will be one to get extra copies of. I had a photo of mine published in a magazine and bought a bunch :-)

  4. Congrats! That will be one to get extra copies of. I had a photo of mine published in a magazine and bought a bunch :-)

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