Imagine how it would feel if you were never able to see your wedding portrait or your child’s baby photos again. That, sadly, is the very predicament that many victims of Hurricane Sandy are currently dealing with.Read more →
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T he Association of Personal Historians gathered for the yearly conference from October 17-21, 2012. A couple of months ago, I was contacted by Mona Flax, a fellow APH member. She saw some of my word art posted on Facebook and asked me to design something similar for Jennifer Campbell. As the author of [amazon_link id=”1770400583″ target=”_blank” title=”Start & Run a Personal History Business”]Start & Run a Personal History Business[/amazon_link], Jennifer is credited with introducing many to the idea of personal history preservation as a career. Her book also leads some readers to join APH. Mona planned to present Jennifer with…Read more →
M y maternal grandmother—who I affectionately called Mema—died of a heart attack in 2002. Afterwards, while gathering a few things from her bedroom, I was floored when Uncle R. H. held up a picture for my mom to see.
“Is this our dad?” he asked.
Mama squinted at the small black and white picture for a few seconds, trying to decide if the man really was Ray Callahan. “Yeah,” she finally replied. “I think so.”Read more →
E very month, the Association of Personal Historians sends out The Perstorian, a members-only newsletter. Each issue of the newsletter contains a short question and answer segment with a random member. For September’s newsletter, I was asked to complete the questionnaire and was included as the featured member.Read more →