My Life as a Book

If your life story was a book, what would it be titled? What would its chapter titles be? (Topic from The Imagination Prompt Generator.)

Title: Dreams Deferred

  • Early Christmas gift : a daughter is finally born
  • Sibling ups and downs
  • Childhood friendships
  • Morning coffee routine : the bond between father & daughter
  • Catholic school or how I learned to fear the ruler
  • The bond with grandma & grandfather’s painting legacy
  • Have you heard of Japan?
  • Going to public school : meeting my best friend
  • All the curses I need to know I learned in Junior High
  • Sometimes Akira ISN’T the best way to introduce someone to anime
  • High school is the innermost circle of Hell
  • Dad’s home early. What’s a pink slip?
  • Ronin Warriors : love of anime rekindled
  • College life
  • An anime fansite is born
  • Music Department Work Study
  • Changing majors repeatedly
  • My world is shaken as my grandmother dies
  • Summer school and my first library job
  • Cataloging Student Assistant
  • Mom rejects my new career choice
  • Meeting my future husband
  • A year of Japanese
  • Graduation and moving to New Hampshire
  • Bookseller or yes ALL calendars are on sale
  • First cataloging job out of college
  • 9/11
  • Moving 50 miles away from my job
  • Future husband’s job loss & the start of his diabetes
  • The debt builds & the cursed car
  • The promised land of Georgia
  • Job promises fall through
  • Moving out of New England. At least it’s snowing on my birthday..
  • Trying to get my foot back in the door, and failing
  • Temp work
  • My first full-time cataloging job
  • What is Dragon*Con & JapanFest?
  • The economy tanks, again
  • Heath issues..
  • OMG! Delicious Japanese food, Korean bakeries, & Asian supermarkets. I’m in Heaven!
  • Future husband can’t find a better job because he’s paid too much?
  • Seattle & Sakura-con
  • Marriage : So long and thanks for all the fish
  • Finally my husband gets a good job
  • The head cold & wisdom teeth surgery from Hell
  • Dear Rabbit: I thought this was supposed to be a slow year!!