Don’t wait to interview your parents

It’s easy to put off talking to your parents or other relatives about their lives. But time goes by, and one day, the opportunity will be gone. Some are eager to tell their story. Others are self-conscious about it.  But if you want to preserve your family history,  you must ask. One approach is to […]

Old video can bring back memories, but only after conversion

I recently stumbled on an old video of my son’s 5th birthday party  that was left in a Hi-8 camcorder that I stuck in the garage. The video was shot in April 2006. I had never seen it because I got a new camera a few months after Hurricane Katrina. We had a lot on our plates and I didn’t convert […]