Category Archives: capturing memories

War brides: the untold story

War brides. They were out there, often alone in a world of white, figuring out how to fit in. In my Japanese mother’s case, she was in the midst of Midwestern cornfields raising children who were the only non-white bread … Continue reading

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Finding stories for your memoir

“Everyone has stories.” Maybe you’ve heard that before and know it’s true, except you can’t think of your own stories. OTHER people have stories. Anyway, why would your family care about the few memories you have? Well, your family who … Continue reading

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“Stories lessen the distance between us”

That’s what our church’s youth leader said this morning during his testimony about his time as a Marine in Iraq and how we can learn that others that seem so different are so much alike. During January we were learning … Continue reading

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