Posts filed under: Grow

Preserving your photos and memories in a tactile way, or memory-keeping, is an activity that requires a little planning and time but pays great dividends.  In the struggle to find enough time in a day for everything we want to...
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Because I hear so many people lament about not having time for preserving photos and memories, I write a lot of posts about time–ways to make time, myths about “not having time,” and such.   After the topic of time,...
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What do you do when you need a break?  How do you relax, take a breath, rejuvenate, and recharge?  What do you do to relieve stress?  In our busy world, the phrase “leisure time” is often brushed off because nobody...
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Digital photography allows us to take a lot of photos any time.  We can get just the right shot even if it takes twenty tries.  The downside, though, of digital photography is that we often have way too many photos...
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Are you lucky enough to have really old family photos floating around?  These treasures of your family story, or family history, are priceless.  If they aren’t already dated, there are a few clues and tips you can use to approximate...
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  • Cycling Competition
Three years ago my husband and I started riding a tandem bike together. It has been a great hobby we can enjoy together.  This last year, when my husband upgraded his single road bike, and I inherited his old one....
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Photographs.  Negatives.  Slides.  Digital Files.  Duplicates.  Some you’ve taken.  Some from Grandma’s boxes.  Some from… well, we’re not sure.  In the 1800s, photos were unique.  Even in the 1980s when photos were not unusual any more, they were manageable.  In...
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There’s a story inside every family keepsake.  If you’re searching for a good way to find family stories to tell your kids to provide them a sense of belonging, heirlooms and keepsakes are a great and easy place to start. ...
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  • Potter at work.
Why does it seem that some people are really talented and other people maybe not so much? Is it natural born talent? Is it that they just have opportunities others don’t? How did they get to be so amazing? It...
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  • artist
I have followed Jeff Goins at Goins, Writer for several years, and he has become great mentor. I have read a number of his books and I have taken a few of his online courses. Today, I am excited to...
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