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5 pieces of essential life advice from seniors

Enjoy these insights from older Americans on the key ingredients for a good life, and get inspired to do your own interview for this year’s Great Thanksgiving Listen. 1,422 more words

We Humans

Honoring those who serve - Website Wednesday

As we come up to November 11, Veterans Day, am honored to take the opportunity to share StoryCorps wonderful collection of veterans’ stories.

With heartfelt forever thanks to the men & women who serve, their families & loved ones who have their backs. 6 more words


No, wait!

It becomes increasingly difficult to sit on the sidelines, observing the current state of affairs in United States of America and world politics. The polarization seems to be near-universally acknowledged as poisonous. 105 more words


The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017

DATELINE:  October 25, 2017

Taken straight from StoryCorps website, because why mess with copy from some of the best storytellers on the planet:  

Save the date: November 23, 2017.    335 more words

Creativity & Aging

Celebrating our lives COULD make them even better!

A current Next Avenue article argues that a core reason ageism continues to dog our culture, even as Boomers edge into their 70s, is that too few embrace one of the hottest trends – telling personal stories, a la… 460 more words

Creativity & Aging

Khadean Takes On Firefly

Khadean Coombs, a Towson University student recounts her experience at Firefly 2016. She and her friends braved the rain that year all to see some of their favorite artists perform live. 11 more words

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SFGate: StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

SFGate: StoryCorps’ Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders. “StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. 35 more words

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