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Mar 06, 2014
Cowbird Brings You Interesting and Varied Stories From Life
I've mentioned Cowbird before. I know, it sounds like a strange fantasized animal hybrid. The catchy name is good, though. Cows ruminate and birds take flights of fancy. Cowbird is a delightful destination on the Internet to find interesting and varied stories from life. The wide tapestry of humanity is on display here as people post their memories, experiences, photographs and adventures.
Mar 03, 2014
Academy Award Win for "The Lady in Number 6"
A documentary film that tells the incredible story of the oldest living Holocaust survivor, Alice Herrz-Sommer, took home the Oscar at last night's Academy Awards Ceremony. I posted about this film in January (life lessons through music) and it is wonderful to see that a film that captures some special personal history was honored in such a way.
Mar 01, 2014
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, February, 2014
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from February, 2014 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Feb 23, 2014
Crosley Radio and Turntables Are Back to the Future
Crosley, a company and brand, has a lot of history. Just looking at some of their old appliances brings about waves of nostalgia. They introduced a low price radio for the masses, the Harko, in 1920. It sold for just $7. Other radios on the market cost $100, a lot of beans in those days. Crosley was also known for refrigerators, gas or electric ranges, and other appliances.
Feb 18, 2014
Personal Historians Face Special Challenges
It is not easy to be a Personal Historian. It is fascinating and rewarding work. You literally save lives, in the form of preserved life stories.
Feb 11, 2014
Shirley Temple Black - Child Star and American Diplomat
Shirley Temple Black was arguably the most famous child star in Hollywood history. News came today that she has passed away at the age of 85.She was so very precocious and cute, bubbly and very talented.
Feb 08, 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Beatles 50th Anniversary
When Ed Sullivan introduced the Beatles on his show, February, 9, 1964, the world, or at least much of the United States, changed.
Feb 08, 2014
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, January, 2014
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from January, 2014 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Feb 05, 2014
Lookback at Your Facebook
Facebook, the Social Media network, is now ten years old. To celebrate they surprised their one billion members with a lookback. It's a personal lookback at your Facebook, a movie or photo collection of some of your memorable moments and posts on Facebook. An automated tool was used to create these highlights.
Jan 28, 2014
Pete Seeger, Folk Singer-Songwriter, Activist and Human Rights Supporter
Today we got the news that at the age of 94, Pete Seeger, something of an American icon, has passed away. He was a folk singer-songwriter, activist and human rights supporter.
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