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  • 2009 Association of Personal Historians Conference in Valley Forge

    If you follow me on any of the social media platforms such as Twitter (@stefanitwyford) or Facebook, you’ll know that I spent the previous week at the 2009 Association of Personal Historians Conference in Valley Forge Pennsylvania. Having never been to...

    Read more  ●  Monday, November 2nd, 2009



  • Concepting and Scriptwriting Tips for Family Video Productions

    Flickr photo: Meg Part 2 of a series about capturing the joy of family events on video Last week I introduced this series about creating videos to capture the joy of family events and special occasions like weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and holiday get...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, March 11th, 2009



  • 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 ...

    Read more  ●  Friday, December 21st, 2007



  • Finding Your Family Online

    Flickr photo:mweitkamp In the news yesterday is a story about a couple who are engaged and planning to wed soon. What makes this story really unusual is that they have the same name, Kelly Hildebrandt, and they met on Facebook. One night (female) Kelly was b...

    Read more  ●  Thursday, July 23rd, 2009



  • From Nashville – It’s the lovin’ of the game

    I am writing this post from my hotel room in Franklin Tennessee, just outside Nashville, where I am attending the Association of Personal Historians annual conference. I’ve just wrapped up a whirlwind day of workshops, networking, video shares, personal...

    Read more  ●  Saturday, November 10th, 2007



  • From Nashville – Listen

    The theme of this year’s Association of Personal Historians conference is “Listen.” When I looked up the word listen in the dictionary, the main definition was “hear” although there was a footnote explainig that: “to listen...

    Read more  ●  Sunday, November 11th, 2007



  • Geni Family Tree

    My friend Ed Schipul just told me about this amazing website, Geni.com. Now I am totally addicted to it. What Geni is, is a family networking tool that allows you to create a family tree using an extremely simple web interface. When you set up your tree, you ...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, November 7th, 2007



  • Kronomy, Another New Social Media Tool

    I have been playing around with a new online application called Kronomy (this site is no longer available). I’m not really ready to show the world my creation on there but let me tell you a bit about it. There is a concept called collective consciousne...

    Read more  ●  Saturday, August 16th, 2008



  • Legacy Multimedia in the Houston Chronicle!

    Today is a pretty exciting day around here. My company, Legacy Multimedia, received a feature profile in the Houston Chronicle business section. I was on my vacation two weeks ago (which is why I’ve posted so infrequently over the past couple of weeks)...

    Read more  ●  Sunday, July 20th, 2008



  • More News on Geni.com

    Photo courtesy: geni.com I’ve mentioned Geni.com a few times in this blog. It’s one of my favorite social networking tools that enable its users to find and stay in touch with their relatives as they capture and share their family’s histor...

    Read more  ●  Sunday, July 27th, 2008