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Oct 23, 2016
Second City Going for First Place in Baseball
It's been a long time since the Chicago Cubs were in the World Series. The last time the Cubbies won the National League pennant and played in the Fall Classic was 1945. But it has been even longer since they won it all and were the champions of the world. That was back in their glory days - 1908. It is the longest drought of any baseball team and this team is anxious to change that. Chicago is known as the Second City (behind New York), but they are going for First Place in the world of baseball.
Oct 23, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Writing Blog
My Life Story blog entries regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Oct 11, 2016
Your Most Memorable Year
People can easily get overwhelmed at the prospect of telling their life story. It seems like such a daunting task to recall the events of a life. It is a lot of work. A way to make preserving your life story more manageable is to tackle it in sections.
Oct 04, 2016
October is Family History Month - Talk of a Lifetime, Part Four
We need to talk. All of us. Family members, friends and communities. We need to have a talk to share our values, lessons and what is really important.
Oct 03, 2016
Legacy of the Ultimate Gentleman Sportscaster, Vin Scully
The epitome of a baseball broadcasting career is the one that just ended. Yesterday Dodgers play-by-play man Vin Scully called his final game. He did this job for 67 consecutive seasons, all for the Dodgers, both in Brooklyn and Los Angeles. In a serendipitous way his final game featured the Dodger Blue against their archrivals, the San Francisco Giants. You see, when Vin was just a lad of 8 he became a Giants fan.
Oct 03, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, eptember, 2016
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from September, 2016 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Sep 26, 2016
Talk of a Lifetime - Part Three
Where might you have the Talk of a Lifetime?
Sep 20, 2016
Talk of a Lifetime - Part Two
When you have an important talk about your life with someone you care about, one of your children for instance, it is important to set the stage. You can't really barge into it; at least you should not.
Sep 19, 2016
Talk of a Lifetime - Part One
Have the Talk of a Lifetime is a national, grassroots public awareness initiative developed by the Funeral and Memorial Information Council, or FAMIC. Funeral professionals certainly know that when families plan a meaningful funeral that reflects the unique life of their loved one, they take an important step in the journey toward healing after the death of a loved one.
Sep 11, 2016
Grand Towers - Remembering 9/11 and Honoring Grand Parents
The convergence this year of 9/11 and Grandparents Day is a mixed blessing. The special bond between grandparents and grandchildren is something I can't adequately explain, only experience. The same is true of the memories of 9/11. A lot of pain and anguish swirled about us in the aftermath, but also we saw great acts of compassion and heroism. Such is the mystery of good confronting evil.
Everybody has a story to tell!