Monthly Archives: May 2017

Life Isn’t Always Fair

By Diane Hughes Our 4H club had an annual event called “The Better Grooming Contest.” I won the contest the first year and each of the following years I entered, but I understood this contest was not about what the … Continue reading

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“Just One of the Guys”

I wrote this essay during my “Write Your Way to a Better Attitude About Money” last winter, in response to a prompt asking ““Have you ever been harassed or bullied on the job?” By Sarah White It didn’t occur to me … Continue reading

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When APH Died, Doves Cried

When the phone rang on Tuesday morning, May 9, I was at my desk, warming up to the day’s work. The caller was a member of the board of the Association of Personal Historians. I had joined this group in … Continue reading

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Looking for an Encore Career? Start a Personal History Business

by Sarah White Originally published February 3, 2016 on the Association of Personal Historians blog. Millions of Baby Boomers are reaching traditional retirement age with an unprecedented bonus of relatively vigorous years ahead. In response, many of us are reaching … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to write!

The desire for self-expression is hardwired into us humans, it would seem–as this beech tree in southern Indiana bears evidence! Mostly I tend to complain about growing up in central Indiana (so flat! so conservative!) but every Spring I get the … Continue reading

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