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Personal History



  • “The Great Beauty” And The Small Moments In Our Own Lives

    Over the weekend I had the pleasure of watching La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty), an epic Italian film in the style of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, but with more cinematic greatness achieved by the advances in technology since the 1960s as well as a mor...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, January 14th, 2014



  • “There Is No Present Like The Time”

    Flickr photo:Robbert van der Steeg I was at a Bat Mitzvah this past Saturday and the presiding rabbi gave a sermon on the gift of time. He had seen an ad for a famous jewelry company that depicted a graduate in cap and gown, with a new watch on her arm. The ca...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, April 5th, 2011



  • 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 t...

    Read more  ●  Monday, November 2nd, 2009



  • 2013 Resolution – Time to Get That Personal History Done!

    Flickr photo:ßialoipokku 2013 marks the 10 year anniversary of Legacy Multimedia. It will be later this fall and I will commemorate the decade in a fitting manner…. later. Right now, with the new year, and this huge blank slate of time before me, I want t...

    Read more  ●  Friday, January 4th, 2013



  • 50 Most Popular Genealogy Websites for 2009

    ProGenealogists. a consortium of professional genealogists who specialize in genealogical, forensic, and family history research, just published their annula list of the 50 most popular genealogy websites for 2009 on their website. Genealogy is the #1 hobby in ...

    Read more  ●  Friday, May 29th, 2009



  • A Triple Header Video Interview

    Over the holiday week between Christmas and New Year, my family spent a week skiing in Utah. We stayed at the home of some good friends who live outside of Salt Lake City and another family from California was there as well. We have known the parents of these ...

    Read more  ●  Thursday, January 3rd, 2008



  • Abundant Living Conference, March 2, Camp Allen Texas

    This past week I was a presenter at the Abundant Living Conference held at Camp Allen Conference & Retreat Center, a beautiful site located in the Piney Woods about an hour north of Houston. This three-day conference gathered some 200 people that ranged in ...

    Read more  ●  Monday, March 8th, 2010



  • Anatomy of an Archival Scrapbook Project

    We are in the process of wrapping up a large scrapbook project for a client that has been such a delight to work on that I wanted to share the project and the process we’ve gone through as I believe many of my readers may have similar such scrapbooks and...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, January 19th, 2010



  • Archival Photo and Slide Scanning Services

    Flickr photo: catcetera In January of 2008, Money Magazine wrote an article comparing 6 of the most popular scanning services. They sent 40 prints to the six different companies and rated them on cost, turnaround time and scan quality. The top rated company wa...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, March 12th, 2008



  • Calling All Texas Filmmakers – 2011 “Where I’m From” Film Contest

    This is the second year that Texas Monthly has hosted a short film contest during the annual Austin Film Festival. The contest provides a platform for Texans to share their Texas pride by making a film 10 minutes or less about Texas, your experiences in Texas ...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, May 4th, 2011