The Past "Highlight
Site" Recommendations From
Your Life Is Your Story
The major purpose of this web
site is to encourage you to pursue telling your life story, or to
preserve the stories of your family and loved ones. There are many ways
to do this (as discussed elsewhere on this site, especially at
How to Tell Your Story).
also regularly put into the Spotlight
a "Highlight Site" that provides quality family
history and life story methods, products and services.
History Products - Tools and Toys for Family Historians.
Great products like the Memorygrabber.
- personal journaling software. An award winner that you can use for
your journal and many other projects.
of a Lifetime
You talk about everything. You share the big events and small
victories. But there’s one conversation you probably
haven’t had: it’s time to have the talk about how
you want to be remembered. It can make the difference of a lifetime.
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Your Legacy Smile helps you to discover how to live a meaningful life
now, and create a lasting Legacy while you are still alive.
History Project - This site is dedicated to collecting and
preserving the extraordinary wartime stories of ordinary people. The
project relies on volunteers to interview, record, compile and donate
materials. All are encouraged to participate: veterans, civilians,
adults, young people, men, women, scholars, students, amateurs, and
StoryCorps - Over the past few
years they've been greatly
recognized for providing
a means to record a brief oral history at their StoryBooths in cities
and on the road. A very good initiative.
- Lissa Ann Forbes creates beautiful custom journals, legacy books,
laminated bookmarks and other materials. She also is an accomplished
public speaker, leads workshops and writes an engaging newsletter.
Encinitas Youth Elder Project - Legacies is an
inter-generational project in Encinitas, California. The project is now
a national model that honors the important role Elders hold in our
culture. This is done by celebrating them through Youth-generated story
art works. The result is an invaluable community legacy that can be
exhibited throughout a local region.
- Julie Zander is a writer and personal historian in the Pacific
Northwest. She has lots of great resources at her site and
provides a variety of services.
Memoir Network is the umbrella of the various
workshops and resources for personal history and life story work.
Denis Ledoux and his staff can help you
publish a book. They can provide writing coaching.
assist you to teach others through their curriculum.
A free website to write and post your memoir or life story. Or
interview a family member and write about them. You can keep it private
or share it with the world.
Center for the Arts - The Hildegard Center for the Arts is
promoting the use of art to preserve life stories and connect
the current Highlight Site go here.
Everybody has a story to tell!
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