Your Stories

Where Were You When...?

These pages are for you. We would love to hear your stories whether they are happy or sad, funny or nostalgic - what was it like back then?

To get you started, where were you when....

  • ....WW2 ended?
  • ....The first man walked on the moon?
  • ....You gave birth to your first baby?

No need to be tied down by these examples - they are just idea starters. If you have a great story, please share it with us here. Your family members may have heard your tales over and over but you will reach a whole new audience here who will enjoy them. You will be leaving something very special for your grandchildren to treasure too!

Where were you when.......?

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What Other Visitors Have Said

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The first man walked on the moon-summer 1969 
I was 11 yrs old. My parents, who had migrated from Pakistan to Washington DC, five years earlier, planned a trip to go back to the homeland. Because we …

Grandpa's Rocket Ride 
Grandpa's Rocket Ride A children's book about a grandfather who rediscovers imagination and wonder in everyday adventures through his grandson. Take …

Where I was when my first child was born 
My husband took a wrong turn on the way to NYU Medical Center and ended up in China town, with me crying in heavy labor, the car bonking over the cobblestone …

Here is one for the "Techies" among us .... 
INSTALLING LOVE Tech Support: Yes, ma'am, how can I help you? Customer: Well, after much consideration, I've decided to install Love. Can you guide …

That sure is ugly! 
I was born in 1949. In that time of the fifties, it seemed that if you said or heard something as simple as pregnant, it was as though a no-no had been …

It's Over! 
It was a grey, drizzly, dull afternoon in May 1945. I was seven years old, waiting with my mother at a bus stop, for a bus that would take us home to Folkestone …

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