Posts filed under: Grow

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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  • 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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  • Help Hope Grow
This spring my daughter and I decided to plant a flower garden. This was not to be just the typical garden filled with store-bought seedlings.  Rather, we wanted our garden to flourish with plants we had nurtured from seeds. Moving...
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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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  • Real Life, Real Passion
Welcome to episode eleven of the Real Life, Real Passion podcast. Today our guest is the cheerful and talented music and reading teacher Mrs. Barbara Shidler. Mrs. Shidler is known to every student that attends Canyon Elementary School. She is fun...
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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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