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Putting on the Ritz, Moscow flash mob-style

April 23, 2012

Tags: Flash mob, music, Irving Berlin, group spirit

Show this to elders (and youngers) who love a good song and dance. See if this doesn't put a smile on their face.

I agree with Mary Hodge, who (more…)

Why we love Guided Autobiography (GAB) groups

April 19, 2012

Tags: Guided Autobiography, group spirit

Lisa Smith-Youngs put together this video of voices from her GAB groups. Most of us who teach life writing workshops (GAB or otherwise) hear the same things, which is why leading these groups is such a joy -- for both leaders and participants.

If that doesn't work, click on this link: Why participants love GAB groups

When you die, who owns your online legacy?

April 5, 2012

Tags: estate planning, legacy, online, digital security, digital estate

Several U.S. states are considering legislation that would give personal representatives legal possession of Facebook profiles, Twitter accounts, and other online information after a death, reports BBC News (Living online after death faces Nebraska legal battle, 1-3-12 -- do watch the BBC video). “But privacy experts and lawyers (more…)