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This Holiday, Save the Stories!

Published on December 18, 2012, by in Commentary.

When I recently came across this photo, I was reminded how important it is to save the stories behind the treasures and traditions of our favorite holidays. No matter whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Chinese New Year, or Winter Solstice, you’ll soon be with family. Now’s your opportunity to create fun activities that bring generations together around

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Join me for “Writing Your Family History”: A Wisconsin Historical Society Workshop

1 morning, Saturday December 15, 9:00-noon, Memorial Library Room 126, Library Mall, UW-Madison Campus. Are you ready to write your family history? This class will show you how to prepare, how to write family history, and the various levels of family history projects that will share your hard research work with your family and friends.

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“This Holiday, Save the Stories” — a Family History Workshop

10-11:15, Saturday December 8th, Bolz A, Goodman Community Center Holiday gatherings bring out family stories. And it’s important to save those stories, because your memories are a gift to the future. Children need the stories that bring to life family history, traits and values. Writing those stories down connects extended families across time and space.

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