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Grandfathers Journal(video)

February 5, 2012

Tags: journal, family history

A grandfather's journal helps a troubled teenager better understand himself and recognize a connection with his ancestors (a video from Family Search):



The longest memory is not as good as a short pencil, says this narrator. Keep a journal.

You can (more…)

It's a great time to become a personal historian

March 22, 2011

Tags: personal history, memoir, memoir coach, family history, Association of Personal Historians

For twenty years I've been helping people and organizations tell their life stories. If you're nosy, love to do interviews, like shaping them into a compelling narrative, and either know how to produce and independently publish a book or are willing to learn and/or subcontract some stages of the process, (more…)