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Jul 18, 2018
Journaling Check Up
I have been keeping journals for years. I have used both handwritten journals and digital. I like writing on a computer because I can type pretty fast and it helps me get my thoughts out. Handwritten journals have their advantages too, such as being more readily available, portable and allowing for doodling and illustrations. I enjoy keeping my journal writing on files that I can return to and reflect on. Journal writing reflection can be helpful in a lot of ways.
Jul 08, 2018
On the Road With Kin
"On the road again, I just can't wait to get on the road again." So sang Willie Nelson in one of his more popular songs. Borrowing from that theme, summertime is often when many families get on the road for vacation, driving to various destinations.
Jul 08, 2018
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, June, 2018
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from June, 2018 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Jun 28, 2018
Let Me Tell You About the Ride to Telluride
The fabulous Telluride Bluegrass Festival took place last week, starting on Thursday, June 21 and concluding on Sunday, June 24. If you are not familiar with either Telluride or the annual bluegrass festival then let me tell you about the ride to Telluride.
Jun 26, 2018
When People and Places Make History
When certain people go places and leave their mark it can be historic. So much so that the place becomes associated with the person. Washington crossing the Delaware. Reagan and the Berlin Wall. Or John Wayne and Ridgway, Colorado.
Jun 21, 2018
It's a Summertime Thing
Today is the Summer Solstice (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere). The longest day of the year. The most sunlight in a twenty-four hour period, and here in New Mexico plenty of heat.
Jun 17, 2018
Happy Pappy Day
Today is Father's Day. I got a text this morning from a longtime friend who has two grown children, a son and daughter, about the same ages as my kids. "Happy Pappy Day!" was the message.
Jun 12, 2018
Anthony Bourdain - Storyteller
The news of Anthony Bourdain's death, another sad instance of suicide, has garnered a lot of media attention. Our society seems to have an insatiable appetite for celebrity news, even and especially maybe for the darker side of things.
Jun 08, 2018
With apologies to the Beatles and Hey Jude, I titled this post "Hey June" because in many ways the month of June is, for me, the most important month of the year. Let me unpack that for you.
Jun 07, 2018
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, May 2018
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from May, 2018 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Everybody has a story to tell!