Catherine Mitchell at St. Francis High School I would like to tell you a story. This story is dedicated to Catherine Mitchell, Capturing Legacies' first client and an incredible human being. Some years after having to say goodbye to the love of her life, Theo, Catherine found out that she was terminally ill. News that … Continue reading Catherine Mitchell Leaves Her Legacy
Visits give us a chance to evaluate their health, safety and well-being.Perhaps the most important reason to visit loved ones is the chance to check up on their happiness and health, and make sure nothing has changed of concern you since the last time we saw them. If your senior loved one lives alone, a … Continue reading Why we should visit our Grandparents
Join us at the Central Calgary Public Library during Historic Calgary Week (July 27 - August 6) for our presentation on writing your life story. Learn what you will need to know when it comes to documenting your life story or the story of your family. Wednesday, Aug. 1st, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Calgary Public Library (Central) … Continue reading Join Us on August 1st – Historic Calgary Week at CPL
From the beginning of mankind, stories were the key to the passage of knowledge, memories and experiences from one person on to others. Tribal elders would tell stories to the rest of the tribe and warriors would tell stories of their accomplishments to children and anyone else who would listen. Today, much of what … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunities for Writers
Do you journal? For many people that do journal, they think of it as their own private diary or resource that helps them keep track of their thoughts as they make their way through life. It is interesting to note that hundreds of years into the future, those same thoughts might be an incredible gift … Continue reading Journaling – A Priceless Gift to Humanity
Your Legacy You know who you are, but did you know there are actually many versions of you out in the world? There are in fact, hundreds, if not THOUSANDS of versions of You out there. Everyone who has ever met you has created a picture/profile/backstory for You in their mind. Every person in your … Continue reading Writing Your Autobiography – Your Gift for Future Generations
On February 24th, 660 News Calgary's Kendra Fowler connected with Liam Rathgeber to discuss Capturing Legacies and the Ed Whalen Story project. You may also want to start your own life story, or that of someone you care about. Contact us today!
On February 23rd, 2017 David Boushy, Reporter with Global News Calgary interviewed the founding partners of Capturing Legacies Inc.
The holidays are upon us. As we visit with our families, eat too much and hope that Santa brings us something wonderful, consider that you are adding to your life story. If you are lucky enough to have your parents or grandparents with you this year, I hope they tell you more of their stories. … Continue reading Holiday Memories
When you look back on a person's life and consider what they have accomplished, consider what actually matters. Is that life defined by the nice car they drove or the education they received or the job they worked? What about yourself? When you think about your life, what is the first thing you think of? … Continue reading You ARE Your Story