Some reflections on writing the memoir.
I am so thankful for my blog because it has made me regularly record my life as it happens and as remembered. As I write my memoir my various blog posts have been a rich resource to mine.
But now I must go beyond the blog. And in this journey beyond I turn to: friends and family who were there at the time, sensory triggers of a vivid nature like thunderstorms and tastes of food at the time, photographs, and offline resource of journals and letters mostly kept before 1993. I often send the stories to people to gain their insight. I like to call on the muse of ancestors and the power of prayer and meditation as I write.
Reflecting on life past sometimes I find gaps that need filling in. I am truly hoping those boxes of memory papers will help…
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