Tributes & Video Biographies
Sharing Life Stories, Connecting Generations, Preserving Legacies

Archive for December, 2007



  • Creating an Oral History to Preserve Unique Life Stories

    Flickr photo: c-weiss First of all, what is oral history? Put simply it is a collection of testimonies by living persons to record their unique life stories. They are not based on gossip, hearsay or rumors. Instead, oral histories are chronicles of direct observations ...

    Read more  ●  Monday, December 3rd, 2007

  • Finding Home

    Flickr photo:jambo13 A couple of weeks ago I was reading a blog by Keith Ferrazzi, marketing guru and well known author of Never Eat Alone, and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time. He had a poignant post, a tribute to his Aunt Rose, who had died that v...

    Read more  ●  Friday, December 21st, 2007

  • Packing Your Cameras For a Holiday Getaway

    Planning on a getaway this holiday season? When it’s time to pack for that vacation you’ve been counting down the days to, remember to consider bringing along these extras to make vacation photography a breeze: Bring Ziploc bags of different sizes. These are...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

  • Survey Reveals Americans’ Surprising Lack of Family Knowledge

    Flickr photo: johnewootton Latest Ancestry.com Survey Shows How Little Americans Know About Their Families; Holidays Perfect Time to Get to Know Family Better PROVO, Utah, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Are you among the one-third of Americans who cannot name any of thei...

    Read more  ●  Saturday, December 8th, 2007

  • Thinking of Doing It Yourself?

    We received an email from a reader suggesting we write an article comparing the cost and time it takes to create your own keepsake video as opposed to hiring us to create a Legacy video for you. We thought this was a great idea. When you walk into your local computer st...

    Read more  ●  Thursday, December 13th, 2007