Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

As we  begin to emerge this springtime with all our thoughts and ideas about how we’d like to spend our time and projects we’d like to accomplish around our homes, here are some writing prompts to get you thinking about your next story. Describe your favorite thing to...
Life Story Roundup – Week of June 1, 2020

Life Story Roundup – Week of June 1, 2020

Below are some of our favorite stories from the past week. Time to Look Back At My Ethical Will Mail Tribune https://mailtribune.com/lifestyle/healthy-aging/a-refresher-course-in-ethical-wills Note: An ethical will documents one’s values and beliefs. It is not a legal...
The Handwritten Letters I Saved

The Handwritten Letters I Saved

My mother was raised in a generation that wrote letters and practiced great penmanship. She had an amazing knack for sending out small notecards with heartfelt greetings. Every time I opened the mailbox and saw an envelope with her handwriting my heart jumped. Her...
Writing Prompt Wednesday

Writing Prompt Wednesday

Here at Documented Legacy we love carving out small chunks of time, maybe 30 minutes a day, for writing or recording life stories.  You’ll be surprised at what you learn about yourself by reflecting on one question at a time. Tell a story about something positive that...
Making A Point With A Tough Family Memoir

Making A Point With A Tough Family Memoir

    When your life stories are written to illustrate the human experience and the difficulties in overcoming tremendous challenges there comes of point where you must explain why you are recording all this for prosperity. Does the next generation need to...