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Jun 29, 2016
Your Own Personal Biographer
Creating a personal history takes a certain amount of work. There are memories to mine, life experiences to reminisce and reflection on what your life has meant to you and others.
Jun 23, 2016
OBITS Documentary Celebrates Lives
The New York Times legendary obituary desk has, over the years, churned out an incredible amount of well researched and crafted written obituaries. These obits (as they are known in the industry) are less about death and more about celebrating the lives of the subjects. Many of them are researched for years before the subject actually dies. How do you think they get celebrity obits in the paper so quickly?
Jun 21, 2016
Experience Life and Live to Write About It
Today we live in a world where the technology gives us instant access to record and share our experiences. This is good and bad. Not everything is "share worthy". But how fantastic that we can quickly preserve and share when we want to and think it is worthwhile.
Jun 21, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Writing Blog
My Life Story blog entries regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Jun 18, 2016
What Dads Like
Tomorrow is Father's Day. To all the dads - I salute you! There is no operating manual for being a father, just as there isn't for mothers. It's all trial and error, although we can get tips from others (if you are fortunate, that's your own parents).
Jun 17, 2016
Driving the Band in a Van
Chuck Prophet's song Ford Econoline is a classic road song. For anyone who has played in a band and had to travel far distances to gigs with all the members and gear stuffed inside a van this song should bring back (fond?) memories. Even though I was never in a band I've done plenty of driving around the country and can relate to the song.
Jun 13, 2016
life vigilance, life stories, life matters.
Jun 10, 2016
Goo Goo Dolls - Boxes (A Song Reflection)
The Goo Goo Dolls, a pop-rock band that has been around for many years has a new song that speaks to the subject of friends and memories. It's a good song and helps to remind us the importance of preserving some personal history.
Jun 09, 2016
There's Magic in Your Story
The best way we learn anything...or for that matter, teach anything...is through storytelling.
Jun 04, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, May, 2016
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from May, 2016 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Everybody has a story to tell!