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Apr 06, 2020
Living the Memoir Moment
Who knows what amazing creative outbursts might result from people quarantined and left with "time on their hands".
Apr 02, 2020
Diaries and Drawings
So many people are turning to ways to document their experiences during this historic time. Rarely has there been such a global event that affects us all, at least not in my lifetime. I suppose you have to go back to the world wars or a pandemic like the Spanish Flu of 1918-1920 to find something of this magnitude.
Apr 02, 2020
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, March, 2020
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from March, 2020 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Mar 31, 2020
Keeping Grandparents Safe and Close
Grandparenting is something that I don't think anyone can adequately describe to the degree that experiencing being one can. I don't say this to disparage the empathy non-grandparents can show. Of course love for grandkids and the receiving of that is special. Others can also have that love, but the relationship between the children and the grands is, in my mind, somewhat unique.
Mar 30, 2020
Quarentime for Your Life Story
One of the most common excuses used for not completing a life story is: I don't have enough time for that right now.
Mar 25, 2020
Yesterday I was feeling a bit blue, probably a bit of anxiety about our current state of affairs (global pandemic) and really unmotivated.
Mar 23, 2020
I Would Like
Last year about this time I received my copy of Small Blue Harbor, a collection of poems by Ahrend Torrey. I've known this young man since 2005. In fact, he was one of my first life story clients. His creativity was evident right away, but he has grown immensely as a poet and artist.
Mar 16, 2020
Forced to Slow Down
One of the things resulting from the global Coronavirus pandemic is that gatherings of people, everything from social events like sports, concerts and conferences to day-to-day workplaces like schools, are on hold for at least a couple of weeks.
Mar 11, 2020
Not Infected, but Affected - How the Corona Virus is affecting us all
Last summer my wife and I took a trip we had longed for about as long as we've been married (which is currently 34 years). We went to Italy, mainly the northern part of that beautiful and historic country. We saw Florence, Assisi, Venice and other great sites. We ate good food. We spent time site seeing and just enjoying ourselves.
Mar 11, 2020
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, February, 2020
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from February, 2020 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Everybody has a story to tell!