I will be in the audience cheering her on and networking. Our goal for the event is to convey the value of capturing memories---whether it's just one or two key life events, or a full soup-to-nuts chronicle!
Here are a few of my favorite entries, all beginning with the letter “H," from Word and Phrase Origins, a thoroughly delightful book published in 1997. Half-back. A fairly new term for northern Americans who retire to Florida, find it too hot in the summer and go "halfway back" to settle in North Carolina. Happy as a clam at high tide. Clams are usually dug at low tide, so this expression makes perfect sense. It was first noted in America in 1834. Have a bear by the tail. Th
I went through a scrapbooking phase several years ago, putting together 7 books over a frenzied few weeks. My husband and I look through them every now and then. It brings back memories not only of the times captured but of that short period of my life, when another hobby was started with fervor and shortly thereafter dropped. Anyway, in one book I have the front page of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, dated July 10, 1958. Under the headline Rhawnhurst Girls Nurse 'Grou