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Mar 26, 2015
Throwback Thursday - Long Strange Trip Maker
Today's Throwback Thursday blog post comes from March 20, 2011 when I wrote about how Owsley Stanley, best known as the outlaw chef of primo acid (aka LSD) had passed away.
Mar 24, 2015
Spiritual Biographies Can Inspire
If you have ever read a biography, memoir or life story about a saint or a person who has been on a spiritual journey you probably recognize the power of those stories to inspire. This inspiration is a great benefit of any well-told life story that includes how a person has dealt with matters of faith.
Mar 19, 2015
Throwback Thursday - Right Time to Tell Your Story
It's that day of the week and time for another of my Throwback Thursday posts. This time I bring you back to a post I wrote this time last year. It was March 10 of 2014 and I reflected on the importance of preserving our stories (an ongoing theme with me), but not waiting too long to do it. This is because someone I'd worked with had just passed away.
Mar 17, 2015
Your Story is Your Contribution to History
The history we study in schools and see unfolding in media is important. We want to understand the world we live in and how past events have contributed to the shape (for better or worse) that we are in.
Mar 15, 2015
Uncle Arnie at Ninety
A couple of days ago my uncle, Arnie Galbraith, turned 90. I wasn't able to travel to attend the celebration, but I understand it was a good one.
Mar 11, 2015
Personal Historians Give 20 Reasons (and more) For Writing Your Family History
Count me in the group that strongly encourages people to preserve their personal and family history.
Mar 05, 2015
Throwback Thursday - March, 2008 and the Magical Memory Tour
Throwback Thursday has become such a popular thing on social media that I decided to start up a feature of my own. On Thursdays I will now dig back into the archives of my website postings and spotlight something I found interesting "back in the day".
Mar 03, 2015
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, February, 2015
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from February, 2015 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Mar 01, 2015
Leonard Nimoy's Prosperous Garden Life
Upon hearing the news Friday (February 27, 2015) that Leonard Nimoy had died I began contemplating writing a blog post. I'd grown up watching Star Trek.
Feb 27, 2015
Doing Something Everyday that Scares You
A widely circulated quote, usually attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, states that you should do something everyday that scares you. If you are writing a life story or memoir, this is terrific advice. Most of us want to skirt the dark and scary stuff of our past, but you shouldn't.
Everybody has a story to tell!