Join Us on August 1st – Historic Calgary Week at CPL

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

Volunteer Opportunities for Writers

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

The Legacy Newsletter for Seniors

  We are proud to introduce our new newsletter that we are going to be distributing in paper form to many of the retirement communities in the city and surrounding areas.  If you would like some copies for your location, please do not hesitate to contact us with the details. The newsletter is full of … Continue reading The Legacy Newsletter for Seniors

Journaling – A Priceless Gift to Humanity

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

Writing Your Autobiography – Your Gift for Future Generations

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

660 News Feature on Capturing Legacies

On February 24th, 660 News Calgary's Kendra Fowler connected with Liam Rathgeber to discuss Capturing Legacies and the Ed Whalen Story project. To view the project in progress, you can create your own FREE account on our custom life story project management software where you may also want to start your own life story, or that … Continue reading 660 News Feature on Capturing Legacies

Global News Story

On February 23rd, 2017 David Boushy, Reporter with Global News Calgary interviewed the founding partners of Capturing Legacies Inc.

Holiday Memories

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

You ARE Your Story

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

Recorded Interviews for any Occasion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoNCHm1CQQk When a client brings us in to capture their life story, or in the case of the video linked above, to capture the life story of someone who is no longer with us, our first step is the interviews. As part of our Ed Whalen Life Story project, in the video above we visited … Continue reading Recorded Interviews for any Occasion