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Here is where we'll share whatever catches our fancy, as long as we think you will find it informative or entertaining.

July 31, 2018

“The Catcher Was a Spy,” a movie starring Paul Rudd, was released in June. It got us thinking about a section of our client Ralph Oko’s memoir, which we share here with his permission.

Moe Berg is one World War ll hero I wish I could have interviewed. But he died in 197...

July 23, 2018


We are thrilled to share that Your Words Your Story has been selected as a Lehigh Valley LaunchBox (LVLB) company!

LVLB is an early-stage business accelerator program for entrepreneurs. As a signature program of Invent Penn State, LVLB partners with a network of communi...

July 19, 2018

Here are a few of my favorite entries, all beginning with the letter “C,”  from Word and Phrase Origins, a book given to me (and a most thoughtful gift it was) shortly after its 1997 publication.

Cannoli. Reflecting its shape, this crisp Italian pastry filled with sweet...

July 10, 2018

The 2014 documentary Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory, available on Netflix and for purchase on Amazon, follows social worker Dan Cohen as he uses music to unlock memory in nursing-home patients with Alzheimer’s disease.  

In many parts of the film, we see how th...

July 6, 2018


YWYS is partnering with Stephens Funeral Home to present "Preserving Life Stories," a fun and engaging session about memoir creation.

Through exercises and discussion, participants will learn:

  • What a memoir is - and isn't

  • The proven benefits of memoir creat...

July 2, 2018


Many thanks to Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites for inviting Your Words Your Story to present "Preserving Life Stories" as part of the Single Sisters' Series.

We had a terrific audience which made for a fun afternoon of learning and sharing!

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