Elder stories

The simplest way to connect with our family stories and past generations is to start a conversation with your older living relatives.

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Upcoming face-to-face workshop to organize your photos

I'm thrilled to be offering Disaster to Done: Organizing your Family Photos as an in-person 4-class workshop at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa! The course begins Tuesday October 2 at 6 pm and will take place the following Tuesdays until October 23. Click here for more info.

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Protecting your photos during an evacuation

As many of my readers are in Florida with Irma approaching, here is some evergreen advice to protect your photos in the event of an evacuation. First, whether you’re evacuating or not back up your computer, external hard drives, and photos on your phone. Backblaze is my backup of choice. I can’t think of a better use for their free trial...

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More Storage More Problems

I've been working on my own digital archive for most of 2014, and wow. It's not necessarily a complex or difficult process, but I found that a system or workflow is imperative to keep from becoming overwhelmed. So, I made a workflow, and now I'm sharing it with you.

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