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May 20, 2019
Zoo Day Field Trip
It is pretty typical for schools to do field trips to their community zoo. Here in Albuquerque it's one of our end-of-the-year traditions. Today was the day and it is always fun to check out the exhibits, the amazing diversity of wildlife and to see the kids from pre-K to 5th grade react to it.
May 11, 2019
Moms Move Mountains
Tomorrow is the Mother's Day holiday in the United States. Moms move mountains. That's figurative speech, but if a mother had to literally move a mountain, even one stone at a time to protect their child, I wouldn't bet against her.
May 11, 2019
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, Marach-April, 2019
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from March to April, 2019 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Apr 09, 2019
Intergenerational Story Sharing Between Chicago Seniors and 8th Grade Students
There are those who say that the young people of today don't care about the stories of their elders. Maybe that's true for some, but a group of 8th graders from St. Robert Bellarmine School in Chicago's Jefferson Park found out that many elderly people have lived fascinating lives with great stories to tell. These students engaged in an educational experience as they interviewed residents of Central Baptist Village in Norridge.
Apr 04, 2019
Plant Seeds Now for Future Story Sharing
It is Spring time and while many of us are preparing gardens and yards for new growth it might also benefit us to think about how we should be tilling the soil of our personal history. There are countless stories for us to recall and share with our families. It is just as likely that there will be some great experiences and stories in the future that are worth preserving.
Mar 24, 2019
Teaching About Immigrant Stories
The stories of people who have come to America over the years are important for many reasons. Everyone has a story. Discovering those stories and teaching about the lessons of struggle, desperation, hope and opportunity that were - and still are - a part of the human journey teaches us a lot.
Mar 07, 2019
They Called Him "The Kid"
What's in a nickname?
Mar 06, 2019
Your-Life-Your-Story - Back Issues Index
Index to back issues of the Your Life is Your Story free ezine newsletter
Feb 25, 2019
Still Celebrating African-American History Month
We are in the last week of February, the shortest month of the year, but one of the deepest months in terms of celebrating people who have impacted our world in many incredible ways. African-American History Month happens each February and perhaps it is an opportunity for you to learn more about some of the people who have changed our world with their contributions.
Feb 20, 2019
Opportunity Declared Officially Dead
Opportunity is dead...but not before going way beyond the expectations of NASA and scientists who study Mars.
Everybody has a story to tell!