All tagged Elizabeth Gilbert

Passed & Present: 85 Ideas for Keeping Family History Alive

When my paternal grandmother died, she left behind boxes upon boxes of photo albums, letters, greeting cards and other ephemera. Digging through the boxes, I felt excited—then overwhelmed. My grandmother had been an intensely private person. These documents were now my only key to her past. How would I extract their meaning, and keep this family history relevant to future generations?