APH Weekly Blog Roundup: Intergeneration Nation, The Little Things, and Personal History Worldwide

This week’s collection of blog postings from members of the Association of Personal Historians reminds us about the importance of the little things in life and how communication among people of different ages may be vital for our culture. Kirk Woundy of Time Capsule Memoirs writes about the brainchild of a Colorado Springs attorney in Sandy Kraemer’s Intergeneration… Read More »

The Around-the-World Reach of APH and Personal Histories

I’ve learned so much about personal history and personal historians around the world since I took on the APH board position of Membership Director last year. It’s my pleasure to welcome new members and introduce them to the membership at large. So I’m noodling through the APH membership (always fun and enlightening, sometimes surprising, rarely alarming) and, lo and… Read More »

APH Weekly Blog Roundup: A Look at Conference Presenters, Children’s Memoirs, A New Baby, and Keepsakes That Help with Recall

This week’s collection of blog postings from members of the Association of Personal Historians has two touching stories along with a peek at our conference presenters and how keepsakes can help in memory recall. Steve Pender of Family Legacy Video gives us another APH Life Story People Podcast with a listening to the conference presenters in Meet the… Read More »

Meet the Kick It Up! Workshop Presenters – Part 1 – APH10

Informational and inspirational workshops have always been at the core of APH conferences, and this year the tradition continues with a great lineup of classes at “Kick It Up,” the 2016 conference for the Association of Personal Historians in Fort Worth, Texas. The 2016 APH conference features twenty-five workshops presented in five sessions. Over the next few podcasts,… Read More »

APH Weekly Blog Roundup: Texas Fun, A Wet T-Shirt, Spiritual Journeys, and Kids Creating Family Histories

This week’s collection of blog postings from members of the Association of Personal Historians is especially fun with exciting stories and some new ways to capture family memories and spiritual stories. Patricia Hamilton of Keepers of Our Culture has some great ideas for kids who want to start recording stories in Fun Family Activities, Pokémon GO Not Required.… Read More »