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Today it’s easy to find an app to log any metric you’re interested in: calories, menstrual cycles, steps taken in a day. But back in the mid-20th century, a young woman had only pen and paper with which to keep track of daily events, be they momentous or mundane. That’s where the “Him” Book pictured above came into play. The “Him” Book was a special notebook for teenage girls to — in the rhyming words printed on the wooden cover — “keep complete/a record of all the boys I meet. Read More
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Me and Grandma. Keeping it Positive with a Thumbs Up on Celluloid. I have always enjoyed recording family gatherings. I’m sure most of you would agree to this statement. You may record with still images (most popular) or you may record with more involved moving images. Both mediums, suited perfectly and time-tested for documenting life as it happens, but here are a few more memory vehicle suggestions that may spark a new tradition! ·         Have a designated journal that comes out and sits on the table for all the big occasions. Read More