GRAND Magazine - November/December 2010 - (Page 42)
How To Preserve Your Family’s History by Protecting Video and Photo Memories
Digital Tools Enable Grandparents to Document the Past and Present for Future Generations
By Sharleen Reyes
Who said that?
Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.
On an episode of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?,” Spike Lee lamented that he never filmed his grandmother to try to capture her stories of his family’s history. While you don’t need to be an Academyaward winning filmmaker to document your ancestry, it is possible to create your own family history library with a little time, effort and dedication. Getting Started Start by gathering materials such as important family photos and home movies that highlight important life events like weddings, birthday celebrations… Click here to read the rest of this article
I like to do nice things for my grandchildren— like buy them those toys I’ve always wanted to play with.
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 now, and we don’t know where the hell she is.
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
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