Good Housekeeping: We’re Losing Generations of Family History Because We Don’t Share Our Stories

Good Housekeeping: We’re Losing Generations of Family History Because We Don’t Share Our Stories. “Most people don’t know much about their family history. This is because people usually don’t become interested in genealogy until they’re in their 50s and 60s, when they have more time to reflect on their family identity. The problem is that by that time, their grandparents and parents have often already passed away or are unable to recount their stories. Because of this, we’re losing generations of stories, and all of the benefits that come with them.”

BBC News: An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone

BBC News: An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone. “One thing I’ve found from hours spent filming and recording audio at work as a BBC News video features journalist is that the most poignant moments are very difficult to capture. You are lucky to have the mechanical equipment on and recording during that telling event that unfolded so quickly around you. But by using that capturing device that is always on but invisible, known as our memory, any event, any candid, revelatory moment that unfolded suddenly out of the mundane, can be recorded and cherished.”