Recording Oral Histories

Recording Oral Histories

Capturing stories before they disappear I have been working on designing a variety of memory quilts.  One that I want to do is a tribute to my Mom and Dad.  Whenever I work on that, I am grateful for the time that I spent with them talking about family...
100-Day project

100-Day project

What is a 100-Day project? It is a challenge to complete a short project every day for 100 consecutive days and has become a worldwide phenomenon with people from around the world challenging themselves and others to create – something – every day. History...
Begin to make a new ending

Begin to make a new ending

As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  Nothing could be closer to the truth.  But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things...

Say it new

A writing challenge: One Syllable Today’s post is another one inspired by a daily prompt from The Isolation Journals, a creative writing project with daily prompts from Suleika Jaouad. I previously wrote about this challenge last month in What’s in A...

Start a photo project

Social Isolation Memories There are plenty of places to find inspiration for a photo project – 365 days or 100 days – 52 weeks – 12 months – 4 seasons –  a particular person or object through the year – or an unexpected time of...

Long time listener…

…first time caller. I heard this on a radio call-in show when I was driving this afternoon.  I don’t often listen to call-in shows but it seems whenever I catch one, at least one person makes this comment to begin their conversation.  Today...