“Are you saying you want us to change history?” a man in my oral history workshop asked. I was encouraging my students to take their recordings a step beyond oral history and craft something interesting with it. To edit. Yes, to change history. The man in my class compared this idea to changing a historic photo in Photoshop. I balked! And yet…Read More
Everyone gets to be Irish on St. Paddy’s Day. Put a shamrock button on your shirt, gulp some green beer, and proclaim, “Kiss me, I’m Irish!” But there was a time in this country when the Irish were seen as America's big immigrant problem.Read More
Are you frustrated because your aging mom or dad seems lonely and bored but you’re so busy trying to juggle your daily life? Meghan shares five simple ideas that can make a big difference to you and your parents.Read More
I don’t mean to be crass, but nobody is getting any younger here. I meet people nearly every day that say, “I wish I had met you while my parents were still alive” or “…before my mom’s dementia really set in.”Read More
It’s not too late to give a Stories To Tell Gift Certificate this holiday season to someone you love (parents, grandparents, spouse, aunt, uncle, etc). Collecting first-person stories and creating a book or audio memoir takes time, but the beginning can always start now!
So, when can we start?
We can start right away. Contact me to find out what the best package is for you and I’ll send you a custom-made gift certificate you can present to your loved ones this holiday.
We can schedule the first interview session as soon as January 2017 and get those special memories recorded while we still can.
This week many of us will gather to share a meal of Thanksgiving. This is a perfect opportunity to share our stories and honor our elders. Here are five ways to get the stories started.Read More
If you're looking to gather someone's life story, here are 75 questions you can ask.Read More
Because everyone deserves to tell their story.Read More