Category Archives: memory keeping

Summer Learning Inspiration: Family History Part 2

Here is part 2 of my Library Inspired genealogy project on the KRL blog. I keep finding new information to fill in the gaps, but each new detail begs new questions. I can see why people get hooked by this … Continue reading

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saying goodbye to worn out shoes

I never got caught up in that “Velveteen Rabbit” trap of seeing my soft toys as real creatures, perhaps because I have never actually read that book. I don’t name my appliances, except my Kindle (Bibliomatic). But I do, sometimes, … Continue reading

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Summer Learning Inspiration: Family History

I wrote a guest post for Kitsap Regional Library’s blog about what I’m doing for Summer Learning this year.

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Happy May 2nd, whatever you celebrate…

Happy World Scrapbooking Day! (and World Naked Gardening Day, if you’re that way inclined). It is May Day weekend, the sun is shining and flowers are blooming, “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter” … Continue reading

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Remembering Hugh Cook, a fantasy author

A long time ago my boyfriend (at the time, who we will call Mr.A). found himself in a Master’s level English class with his favorite author, Hugh Cook. A few months ago I happened to look Cook up on Wikipedia after … Continue reading

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memory keeping, memory loss, and burning journals, part 2

There was a another thread to the discussion about memory loss and memory keeping that I was talking about last time – a reference to a blogger, Danielle LaPorte, who burned 20 years of journals. All of the participants were horrified. … Continue reading

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memory keeping and memory loss, part 1

Can you imagine waking up in the morning and not knowing where you are because you’ve lost your memory while you were sleeping? Can you imagine how confusing that would be? It sounds like the plot of a movie, and … Continue reading

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an idea for saving holiday photo cards

Hello again, I absolutely love the photo cards that more and more families send out each Christmas/New Years. I know some people prefer the folded cards with seasonal images, but (even if there’s no personal note) I love seeing photos … Continue reading

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memory keeping plans for 2015

Howdy! :) With the beginning of the new year comes big decisions for Project Lifers – whether to continue documenting everyday life in Project Life for another year, using what method, in what size binder, or in what format. This … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a quick update

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! The solstice has passed and we are slowly making our way back to the sun here in the Northern Hemisphere. I enjoyed a little weak sunshine while walking the dog this Christmas Day. … Continue reading

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