When you are young, your grandparents try to tell you their history, and you don't care because it doesn't interest you at the time. Later on you wish you had written what they said down. This life changing book is the gift we must give to our parents and grandparents that becomes a cherished and priceless family heirloom. Inside are questions to spark the memories of THEIR lives, to surprise them by joy! Get to know and laugh with them. Hear their stories and memories, and honor their lives by writing them down for future generations in this 8.5 x 11 inch family history memoir. With every other page being blank, there is plenty of extra space for their enhanced stories or attaching photos. They will love it! The written words become windows to a parent and grandparent's heart. You can instantly send (the most thoughtful gift that GIVES BACK) by selecting Gift-wrap. Story titles include...
Chapter 1. In The Beginning
How, when, and why did your ancestors first come to this country?
When and where were you born?
What is the most important lesson your parents taught you?
How many children were in your family? Where were you in the lineup?
What were the names of your grandparents?
What do you remember about them?
Generally speaking, what was your childhood like?
What stories do you remember most clearly about your childhood?
Chapter 2. School Days
What was it like where you grew up?
What were your favorite childhood games?
What was your favorite subject in high school and why?
What were your schools like and how did you like school?
Did you attend any school or training after high school? If so, what was your field of study? Do you have a college degree(s)?
Are there any particularly happy, funny, sad or instructive lessons you learned while growing up?
Chapter 3. Off To Work
What did you want to be when you grew up?
What was your first job and how did you get it?
What was your first boss like? What did you learn from him or her?
What jobs have you had? How did you decide on a career?
Were you ever out of work for a long time? If so, how did you handle that?
Plus these additional story titles...
Chapter 4. Romance and Marriage
Chapter 5. Leisure and Travel
Chapter 6. Religious Tradition
Chapter 7. War and Peace
Chapter 8. Triumph and Tragedy
Chapter 9. Words of Wisdom
Chapter 10. Funny Bones
Chapter 11. Gratitude
Family history is about strengthening family ties through the generations. The perfect gift that GIVES BACK for mom, dad, grandma and grandpa for their birthday, anniversary or holidays. The written words become windows to a parent and grandparent's heart. By sharing this gift for all ages, you can be the personal creations expert in the field of uncommon goods and your children will be blessed! This celebration of life is among the American history best sellers nonfiction books on sale.
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About the Author
A little about me....
Three names I go by:
3. Donald (normally spoken very loud by my loving mother when I was in trouble, again)
Three words that describe me:
1. One that remembers
Three jobs I have had in my life:
1. Attended the "School of Hard Knocks"
2. Self Employment
3. Electronics Technician
Three Places I have lived:
1. Batavia, OH
2. Clearwater, FL
3. Erlanger, KY
Three TV shows that I watch:
1. Next to none
2. Internet World News Sources (our news media is censored)
3. Comedy, thriller movies
Twenty Places I Have Been:
1. Riyadh, Daharan, Saudia Arabia
2. Tokyo, Japan
3. Athens, Greece
4. The coast of Italy
5. Toulon, France
6. Tempe, AZ...Las Vegas, Reno, NV...Atlantic City, NJ
7. Florida Keys
9. Tunis, Tunisia & Tangiers, Morocco (north Africa)
10. Palma de Mallorca, Spain
11. Colorado Springs
12. San Diego, San Francisco, CA
14. Dallas, TX
15. Chicago, IL
16. Boston, MA
17. Cleveland, OH
18. Atlanta, GA
19. The entire state of Florida
20. Washington D.C.
Three things I like to cook:
1. Chicken and yellow rice
2. Anything with onion and garlic
3. Steaks, fish and seafood
Three of my favorite restaurants:
1. Texas Roadhouse
Three sports I love to play:
Three Places I would like to visit:
Three favorite academic courses:
Three most beautiful places I have visited:
1. Colorado Springs
3. State of Florida