What if I had started writing earlier?

An article in a recent edition of the alumni magazine from my university contains a story about a family finding letters from a deceased relative who was a college student in the early 1900s. The family agreed to share the letters with the living history program at the university. As you can imagine, these personal notes contained historical information not Read More …

Amazing things you should be doing at work

I always liked the quote “choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. I consider myself fortunate to have identified early the general area of practice that I wanted to make a career. Doing my job motivates me to learn and become better at my craft. But it also gives opportunities Read More …

Your social media footprint is your history

We are fascinated with history. Maybe History wasn’t your favorite subject in school, but I suspect that certain aspects of history get your attention now. There’s the History Channel on cable television with popular shows like Pawn Stars, American Pickers, and American Restoration. In fact Pawn Stars scores at the top of some cable TV ratings for certain age groups. Read More …