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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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Memoirs don’t feed the hungry, or do they?

Happy Easter! Thank goodness for Jesus! This post may seem religious, but it’s really about making choices about what matters. Sitting in church last week, I thought about how I am not very active in church anymore. I have not … Continue reading

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Memoir: “Be intimate, or it’s nothing”

George Hodgson, author of Bettyville, came to town. I didn’t reserve a seat but came early enough to grab one of the few chairs left against the back wall of the library auditorium. Mr. Hodgson likes St. Louis and thinks … Continue reading

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