Posts filed under: Live

Family stories in general have an amazing effect on self-esteem.  They provide a sense of belonging and purpose.  In addition, stories and messages given specifically to one person can be a sweet boost of confidence and a dose of self-assurance...
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We celebrate lots of little and big things in life:  birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, vacations, reunions, new babies, new jobs, and old friends.  Celebrations are often milestones, and they are as much a part of your family story as they are...
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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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One of the few things every single person on this earth has in common with each other is that we all experience loss.  It’s not something we enjoy, and it can be something difficult to talk or even think about,...
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How often do you hear the word “connectivity” these days?  There are certainly some advantages of being connected to the world wide web and being connected to friends and family through technology.  But being “connected” nowadays seems to result in...
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What’s the best tip you read this month on #familyhistoryfriday?  Why getting digital photos out of digital form is a must?  How to turn digital files into actual photos?  Tips to make these goals into reality?  I hope you’ve found...
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In the last couple of weeks on #familyhistoryfriday, we’ve talked about both the WHY and the HOW of getting our photos out of digital form.  Bringing our photos to life in this way allows us to see, hold, and actually...
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How many of your photos are still just files?  We talked last week about the importance of getting your photos out of digital form– printing them –so that they could be seen and enjoyed.  But how?  How, exactly, do you...
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  • Real Life, Real Passion
Welcome to the ninth episode of the Real Life, Real Passion podcast. Today our guest is Dietitian and Blogger, Jillian Fox. Jillian launched her new blog from her Kitchen this year and she is excited to watch it grow. She is...
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  • Direction
There is a story, of a grand piano that needed to be moved in a German church many years ago. The community of church members were not skilled professional movers, only volunteers working together. Because of the size of the...
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