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Mar 20, 2017
World Storytelling Day
Today is World Storytelling Day and is dedicated to the art of oral storytelling. That fits right in with with life story work. Oral storytelling has a rich tradition dating back thousands of years.
Mar 19, 2017
Chuck Berry Duck Walks into Rock n' Roll Heaven
Another of rock n' roll's pioneers has passed away. The great Chuck Berry, guitarist and a true founding father of rock n' roll, died Saturday at the age of 90.
Mar 16, 2017
Listening Equals Learning
Listening equals learning. The statement has a lot to do with how we communicate and learn.
Mar 14, 2017
Math Nerds Get Pi in Their Face
Happy Pi Day! Today, 3/14, is known to all math nerds as Pi Day, a holiday of sorts for those who enjoy mathematical formulas.
Mar 07, 2017
Life in Parts - Bryan Cranston Memoir
Happy birthday to actor and writer, Bryan Cranston.
Mar 06, 2017
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, February, 2017
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from February, 2017 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Feb 28, 2017
Exhume the Stories - Viola Davis and Personal History
On this final day of February I am thinking about the acceptance speech made by Viola Davis after she won the Oscar (Academy Award) for Actress in a Supporting Role.
Feb 20, 2017
Your Life in Presidents
Today is the Presidents Day holiday in the United States. Many people consider the President of the United States to be the most powerful leader in the world.
Feb 16, 2017
Day Without Immigrants
The topic of immigration has been widely discussed over the past year, and then some. The United States is a nation built by immigrants, yet the issue of more immigrants coming into the country sparks an often heated debate.
Feb 08, 2017
Adolphus Busch's Immigration Story a Budweiser Super Bowl Hit
I saw the excellent Budweiser commercial about Adolphus Busch's journey to America online when it was released a few days before the Super Bowl. Budweiser has spent a lot of money over the years advertising during the Super Bowl and usually the commercials are either comedic or aimed at sentimental stories about dogs and Clydesdales.
Everybody has a story to tell!