These are the stories of your life.
They can be short or long, capture one or two special
times of your life or reveal your experiences over many years in
as much detail as you want. Add images of keepsakes, photos, love
letters and even favorite recipes - all the things that were important
enough to save and tuck away.
Everyone has a story to tell.
At first, many people think they lead simple lives
and that they have nothing very interesting to say. Yet, when each
of us gets a chance to talk about our feelings, the actions we took
and choices we made, we see that each of us has a life story that
is unique, meaningful and well worth saving.
Something very important is revealed in our stories
- even to us as we tell them.
Your stories will preserve your family history and
traditions, passing life lessons on to your family and friends.
Why you should tell your story
Telling your story keeps your spirit alive - for
your children, grandchildren, future generations and for your friends.
Looking back at your life will inspire you as you
retrace and rekindle the impact others have had on you, the lessons
learned, the wisdom gained and decisions made that altered the course
of your life.
Reflecting on your life
can help you get a deeper understanding of how some beliefs affected
you and the way you view life. It lets your family understand your
achievements and your struggles, your joys and sorrows, and the
world in which you lived.
You may be the only link who can pass along the
stories that your parents and grand parents told you, so future
generations can understand and appreciate their family roots.
Knowing that present and future generations will
know who you are and the values you stand for will bring you joy
and a strong sense of pride and bonding.
Capture your memories
now and share your life story with your loved ones.
How to tell your story
Your personal history can take many forms - an oral
history captured on audio cassettes, crafted into a printed
book with photos, maps, family trees and other special memorabilia,
or made into a video history
including old home movies, scanned photos, and with your own narration.
It's a timeless legacy for generations to come -
keeping your personal history and your family heritage alive.
No matter which format you choose, we work with
you in advance to prepare a customized list of questions about the
memories and experiences most important to you. You'll need some
think time before we get started with the interview process. Then
we ask the questions and listen intently as you tell your story.
Find Out More About ·
> Oral History and Interview
> Memory Books
> Video History
> Tribute Books and Videos
> Ethical Will or Personal Legacy
> Photo Videos
> Photo Collage
> Photo Preservation
> Conversion of Old Home Movies to
Video or DVD
> Our Process