“To be faithful to ourselves, we must keep our ancestors and posterity within reach and grasp of our thoughts and affections, living in the memory and retrospect of the past, and hoping with affection and care for those who are to come after us.”
Today’s Literary Birthday
Science fiction and fantasy novelist Elizabeth Moon was born on this day in 1945. Her novels include The Sheepfarmer’s Daughter and The Serrano Legacy. She received a Hugo Award for The Speed of Dark. In 2007 Moon received a Robert Heinlein Award for “writings that inspire human exploration of space.”
Today’s Memoir/Family History Memory Trigger
Each day we offer a question or action to help you trigger your memories of things which will make your memoir or family history richer, more detailed and more interesting. Reflect on the prompt and see what ideas it triggers. Here’s today’s:
What is the most adventuresome thing you have ever done?