Recording Stories

Memories are wonderful for reminiscing and sharing stories of times gone by.  Ultimately though, memories fade or become jumbled in our minds. Either way, our true life stories get lost if not recorded for posterity.  Fortunately, there is a myriad of ways in which we can record our wonderful memories so they are not lost forever.

Recording Stories
Craft 2 Articles
There is an array of craft forms that are very effective means of capturing special moments and creating meaningful keepsakes. Craft such as art quilting, cross-stitching, decoupage, moulding, imprinting and porcelain decoration are but a few. For those people who enjoy craft, what better way to mak
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Photography 2 Articles
This is one of the most commonly used methods of story gathering as most of us own or have access to a camera. If you reflect on the things you usually take photographs of, do you find that these are meaningful things in your life like family and friends, special occasions, new experiences and so on
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Diaries 2 Articles
Many of us completed a daily diary when we were younger, but then simply stopped doing it. Diaries are great to keep though at any age. They are a fantastic personal account of a person's life at the time it is happening. This usually means an accurate account of one's story but also a heartfelt acc
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Interview 2 Articles
You see the interview style of capturing stories on television every day. This can be done just as easily in your home. Usually one person is asking the questions and one or more is answering. This style of story gathering is personal and requires a degree of trust and openness for it to be truly su
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Ancestry 2 Articles
A great story to pass down through each generation is a story of one's ancestors. This of course can include ones family tree, however the story goes beyond that into the experiences, times, cultures, occupations and much more of the individuals in the family tree.  It is often said by people w
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Journals 2 Articles
Some people use the word journal interchangeably with diary, or use a journal as an expressive and introspective outlet for your life learnings and thoughts. In this context however we are referring to more of a specialty journal. Journals that help guide you through questions or topics relating to
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Questions and Answers 1 Articles
If it isn't possible to interview someone in person, getting them to write down their responses to your written questions can be a great alternative. Although you probably won't get an audio or visual recording of the exercise to store and later present, you can often get more thorough and honest an
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Ultrasound 2 Articles
Every parent is somewhat curious as to what their baby is going to look like so to get that snapshot before the baby is born can be very exciting indeed thanks to modern technology. You can see your developing baby in 2D, 3D or 4D and have the pictures printed or stored on DVD. Every moment of your
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Scrapbooking 3 Articles
This has become a very popular means to record life stories and a lot of fun can be had. It can be both a social or solitary activity and you don’t have to be particularly ‘arty’ to give it a go. Due to the growing trend for scrapbooking, art supplies and ideas are plentiful and it need not be
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Memorabilia 2 Articles
Memorabilia we collect along our life journey is a fantastic physical expression of our journey, making our memories more tangible. Each item of memorabilia collected along the way relates to meaningful chapters of our story. Look around at the contents of your house or keepsake box and you are sure
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