We made it to the end of the month, you and me!
These descendants are now, more than 100 years later, about to have a huge family reunion, and will have this book available for any of the many, many descendants who want to learn more about how their family came to be. There’s information in this book that I’d wager most of them – or maybe even all of them – don’t know. We dug pretty deep to find some of it.
Don’t you want time travel to be real? I do. How interesting would that be?! This article, All The Evidence that Time Travel is Happening All Around Us, is really fun. It opens with a clip from a 1928 Charlie Chaplin movie that shows an extra walking down the street that …
“It’s not about me.”
I love the cover, which was designed to make it look like a Hawaiian composition book. Isn’t it great? Leslie Lang, Writer, Ghostwriter, Memoir, Biography, Family History, Editor, Hawaii
What an interesting read, this Paris Review interview with Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club: A Memoir. It’s not a new article; I just stumbled upon it. An excerpt from the interview: INTERVIEWER Did you tell your family you were going to write about them? KARR I’d warned my …
It’s a novel, albeit one using primary historical sources, about a biography. It’s a little complicated to describe, but it works.
In 1999, Peter Merholz jokingly turned the word “weblog” into the phrase “we blog” in the sidebar of his, well, blog, and gave us the word “blog.”
It’s heartfelt stuff, hearing a person’s stories and learning what they mean to the person.
“There is also a dog, but he does not understand English.”— Isabella Bird, from The Hawaiian Archipelago