A Diary for the Digital Age

A Diary for the Digital Age

Do you still have your baby book? I have mine and it’s full of the most delightful information. It reminds me who my God-parents were, what gifts I received and who gave them. It documents things like my first smile, first tooth and first words. It’s a beautiful book full of illustrations, created in the style of the 1950s. While it does have a lot of interesting information about my early days,…

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Journaling in a Digital World

Journaling in a Digital World …

Having even a transcription of an ancestor’s personal journal is a blessing to any family historian. It gives us a picture of the person and the world surrounding him that no amount of vital records can provide. Should we also have letters and photos along with the journal, ecstasy ensues.

Considering how precious we find these gifts from the past, what are we leaving for future generations?…

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