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Dec 05, 2016
Blogging About Life
I created the Your Life Is Your Story website in 2003 and right away I included a blog as part of the site. The purpose of a blog was to bring attention to qualify family history and life story news, views, methods, products, links, services and "whatever else catches my fancy".
Dec 05, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, November, 2016
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from November, 2016 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Nov 29, 2016
Giving Tuesday Matters
Giving is a good thing. And purchases are important for businesses to survive. However, there are things that matter more than buying. So a few years ago a movement emerged to accompany Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is designed as a global day of giving to worthwhile causes.
Nov 27, 2016
Fidel Castro, Revolutionary Hero to Some; Oppressive Dictator to Others
The news this weekend of the passing of Fidel Castro, the revolutionary dictator of Cuba for well over half a century, brings about discussion of his legacy. Was he a hero for the masses? A cruel and brutal dictator? The answer is not as clear cut as many want to make it.
Nov 17, 2016
November is Memoir Writing Month
I realize we are more than halfway through the month of November, but if you haven't yet discovered the many free tips about memoir writing from The Memoir Network then don't delay. Denis Ledoux offers a cornucopia (to use a fall harvest style word) of inspirational and practical writing tips for anyone working on a memoir, or making plans to do so.
Nov 15, 2016
Leon, Leonard and John
Leon Russell passed away on Sunday. He was 74 and to me a giant of music and songwriting. He was one of those guys who did his own thing, recording the type of music he wanted to play and not following the typical path of many who get into the business.
Nov 11, 2016
Veterans Day 2016
"All gave some; some gave all." This is the famous saying about our Veterans. Certainly it is a great sacrifice to give of your time for your country, to serve in the military, especially in the extremely challenging and dangerous situation of war and combat. The highest sacrifice is to give your life for your country. Today, November 11, is Veterans Day, the day and national holiday we officially remember all those people.
Nov 10, 2016
Hey, Hey, My, My, Post Election Sigh
It has only been two days since the election in the United States, but it seems like a month. This was an historic election on a number of levels and the outcome was surprising to many.
Nov 07, 2016
Dog Almost Gone, But Grateful He Is Not
I thought my dog, Shadow, was going to die this past Friday.
Nov 05, 2016
Cubs Win and Chicago Goes Wild
It has been a couple of days since the Chicago Cubs won a classic seventh game over the Cleveland Indians in the baseball championship known as the World Series. The matchup between the teams was terrific and the drama of a seven game series made every baseball fan's heart beat fast.
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