The Great Coconut Hunt: Digitizing and Prioritizing Family Photos

The Great Coconut Hunt: Digitizing and Prioritizing Family Photos
It all started when we were faced with making room for my son and his family to visit for Thanksgiving. My husband brought out four boxes of unsorted photos and said, “This is your job.” Yikes! I knew better than to start the sorting process with company coming, but cleaning up...
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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   b2_ap3_thumbnail_are you there?  b2_ap3_thumbnail_ come in, thumbnail_!   If you have a story to tell, but you don’t seem to have an interesting way to start, try to kick start it by seeking out an...
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The School Of Hard Knocks

The School Of Hard Knocks
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Who Are Graduates Of The School Of Hard Knocks?   All too often conversations about who had (has) it rough in life devolve into unstated debates wherein speakers subconsciously fish for words to express their plight. ...
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The Desperation of River Blindness

The Desperation of River Blindness
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Desperation of River Blindness   Some chronicles of the Footloose Forester are brewed during dreams.  This one escaped from a daydream.  It will be a sad story, but one that should be shared.  It...
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On Rain Shadows And Rain Forests

On Rain Shadows And Rain Forests
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Rain Shadows and Rain Forests   On the one hand, you have those who believe in global warming; and on the other side of the divide are those who are currently labeled as climate change deniers. ...
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Legacy Of The Land

Legacy Of The Land
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek          Legacy Of The Land If you are not making many mistakes, you are not being very creative.  Now, that is a stinging indictment…to the reader, whomever that is, and from the writer…whomever that was. ...
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In A Debate, Distinguish Opinions From Facts

In A Debate, Distinguish Opinions From Facts
In a Debate, Make Distinctions About Opinions, Evidence, Data, Facts and Proof [RE-PRINTED FROM A CAREER DAY HANDOUT] West Allegheny Senior High School, Imperial, Pennsylvania   Whether talking about politics, the state of the American economy, or global warming, it is imperative that we distinguish between our personal opinions and the...
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How Google Earth Brings The World To Your Computer

How Google Earth Brings The World To Your Computer
  Hints About How Google Earth Brings The World To Your Computer (E-Mail Notes To A Friend) By DikDik Pellek Dear John,  On the stimulus of a single beer, I am entering into an ethereal high.  So, let me proceed....  Google Earth is so powerful that I have been able to revisit...
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LEGACY LESSON- YOUR EPITAPH

LEGACY LESSON: YOUR EPITAPH Hi Everyone, Very few people ever write their own epitaph. Yet an epitaph is often the only way will be remembered beyond a birth and death date.  An epitaph can be the single life statement that entices future generations to learn more about you, much like a...
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Digital Time Capsules

DIGITAL TIME CAPSULES Everything you need to sell these innovative Digital Time Capsules can be learned in the videos below. View each in sequence from top to bottom. OVERVIEW WEBINAR RECORDING SIGNING UP SELECTING A TRUSTEE BENEFICIARIES LOADING A TIME CAPSULE  
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Opportunities Library

Opportunities Resource Library In this library you will find previeously recorded webinars with a focus on opportunities to generate income for as a result of new strategic partnerships, website enhancements, new product development and programs.  The majority of these webinars become quickly outdated and are not recorded. Some are converted into...
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Family Home Evening - VIP Story Recording

Family Home Evening - VIP Story Recording
As a companion to the Ward Legacy Project (www.LegacyStories.org > FamilySearch Tab > Ward History Project) a unique Family Home Evening has been developed.  Over time, each member of the family will have a series of stories displaying life lessons and values.  One family member becomes the VIP (Very Important Person)...
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Slow-Pitch Softball

Slow-Pitch Softball
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Slow Pitch Softball and Some Unanswered Questions   True sports fans may not pay much attention to such quaint pastimes as softball, especially the easy going variety of quasi-sport known as slow pitch softball.  But older...
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Complimentary StoryKeeper User Guide

Complimentary StoryKeeper User Guide
Free StoryKeeper User Guide In an effort to save the living history of our time, I want to offer you this StoryKeeper User Guide as a complimentary gift to download now. The guide offers interview techniques and over 220 life review questions. Used in conjunction with our Certified StoryKeeper Course for...
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Some Memories Stink!

Vintage pictures are some of our best memory triggers. But, you may be amazed at how certain smells and odors can conjure up memories, both good and not so good. Try this exercise. Close your eyes and think of the sweet scent of Mom's apple pie or cinnamon buns just coming...
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If I Had My Druthers

If I Had My Druthers
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   If He Could Do It Over Again   The trappings of the modern world are so much a part of our daily lives that we seldom contemplate what it must be like in places where there...
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The Great Tom-Tom Caper

NOTE: This is a story that had to be held "secret" for many years; certainly until most of the people involved in the activity described were old enough to not care or gone from this world. It took place in Midwinter, 1952. To this day I prefer not to name the...
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Your Personal Year in Review for 2013

Your Personal Year in Review for 2013
YOUR PERSONAL YEAR IN REVIEW! Hello Friends, 2013 is about to become history. Each of us experienced memorable events that stand out over the past year. A milestone reached, a defining moment such as a birth, death in the family, promotion, new career, an injury or personal victory. This is your...
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Preserving Vintage Photos and Images

Preserving Vintage Photos and Images
GETTING STARTED A fire breaks out in your home and you only have time to save one or two of your most precious items. What will they likely be? You already know the answer. Vintage family photographs represent the majority of the recorded personal history of one’s life. Not only do...
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Life Lessons & Values

Life Lessons & Values Thank you for taking the time to document and record your life lessons and values. Actually, your loved ones will thank you even more! Life Lessons and Values are an important component needed to build a 21st century durable legacy. Following the simple instructions in this tutorial...
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