Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Family History TuesdayZ | School Transportation

Here is this week's journal prompt :

My Memories :
I grew up in a small town and my schools weren’t very far away at all - so I walked.  We didn’t have a middle school/junior high - we just had the elementary school  (Grades K-6) and the high school (Grades 7-12). The elementary school was just across town - only took me probably 5-10 minutes to walk there and the high school was even closer than that - happened to be right next door from my house. I loved that I only had to get up 15 minutes before getting to school. It never took me long to get ready and that really worked for me - since I was (and still am) a night owl and not a morning person!

Each Tuesday, I am going to be offering prompts or ideas. If you don't write in your journal regularly - I am going to encourage you to write just ONCE A WEEK and answer the question/idea that I give on Tuesdays. These ideas hopefully will spark a memory and you will be able to capture that in what you write/record so that it can be left for your children/grandchildren/family/friends. Give as much detail as you can when answering.

Will you do this for me? Will you do this for your families? You can write it down in a journal, you can type it up on a computer or journaling software, you can take a recorder and talk, you can videotape your answers, you can even scrap a page with the journaling. It doesn't matter how you do this - it's just important that you do it. The memories, the dates, the information is the only real thing we can leave to our families when we are gone.

If I come up with other family history ideas - I will be sure to share it here too - and if you want to share with me your ideas - that would be wonderful and I'd be glad to share them here too. Just comment here or email me at dedesmith32@gmail.com.

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