Why It’s Important to Record Your Family Stories

Who was the funniest person in your family? Who was the most serious? Who was the caretaker? Who was the prankster? Family stories are important. They tell who you are and where you came from. My grandfather had the greatest laugh I had ever known until our son,...

Are You Willing to Remember and Learn from the Past?

Events were held around the world recently to commemorate the event from 500 years ago when Martin Luther presented his “95 Theses” – which he may or may not have actually nailed to the door of the church at Wittenberg, Germany – and began the...

The Gift of Memory

We were fortunate to be in Washington, D.C., the year the United States Holocaust Museum opened. We stood in line for hours to get tickets, and hours more to get in. Hundreds and hundreds of people were there to see and remember. Once inside, we walked in a silent,...