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Oct 03, 2022

Woodstock, Back to the Garden

Woodstock is a small town in upstate New York steeped in lore. Some think of it as a garden of love and peace.

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Sep 23, 2022

Putting Your Story in Order

Without order there is randomness and chaos. The order of your stories in your memoir is important. It can establish a theme and a tempo.

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Sep 15, 2022

Living and Dying in Real Time

If you have pondered the purpose and meaning of life, both your own and others, then you are a good candidate for preserving your life in narrative form. We all have a story, the story that we are living each day.

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Sep 05, 2022

The Five W's of Work

Most of us work. We labor at a job hoping our salary will cover our expenses. I've found that it's really important to work to live, rather than to live to work

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Aug 30, 2022


Many of today's grandparents are living longer and they have more time to contribute to their grandchildren's lives.

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Aug 30, 2022

When I Walk

When I walk I go to another place. Literally, of course, as in the places my feet take me. But I am speaking also of another place.

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Aug 22, 2022

About Tom Gilbert, Personal Historian of Your Life Your Story

The purpose and the vision of, about the founder

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Aug 16, 2022

Seeing Life Through the Eyes of a Baseball Fan

II've been a baseball fan since I was a young boy. For me the crack of the bat, the smell of glove leather, the thrill of a stolen base or a diving catch will forever be etched in my psyche.

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Aug 07, 2022

Vin Scully, True Class Act

When I heard the news that longtime sportscaster Vin Scully had died last week at the age of 94 I instantly heard his voice in my head. He had a distinctive tone and style.

But it wasn't just the way he spoke. What he said was always interesting, insightful and often full of introspection and philosophy

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Aug 07, 2022

Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Writing Blog

My Life Story blog entries regarding personal history, life story writing and more.

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