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New Legacy Letter Documentary and Book

New Legacy Letter Documentary and Book Happy autumn everyone. Well Hurricane Mathew slammed into Florida, but I am happy to say my family and I escaped the hurricane unscathed. With electricity pulsing through my office, I am now even more energized to focus on legacy letters. I […]

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The Imperfect Parent (Who Isn’t?)

  What do you do if you want to write a tribute legacy letter to your parent, but he or she is not the perfect parent? After all, do parents like June and Ward Cleaver, the parents of Beaver and Wally from the TV show, Leave it […]

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A Tribute to Mom

My mother just received the results of her PET scan. Did the radiation treatment she got in September work or not? She is 83, and I am happy to say yes, the radiation did its job. Does she know how relieved I am? Does she know how […]

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My Dad, Me Action!

Yesterday was an unusual day.  Before I tell you about it, let me give you some background.  For the last few months, I have been conducting legacy letter writing classes at my parents’ retirement community in Delray Beach, Florida.  One of the residents who attended one of […]

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Speaking Engagement Event

Leah’s next speaking engagement is in Stuart is sponsored by Habitat for Humanity on April 27 10 -2 PM.  A follow-up legacy letter writing workshop will be held on May 4 from 10AM to 2PM.  You can get more information by contacting Tricia Jenkins at 2239940 ext 228

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Powerful Documentary Filmed in Stuart about Preserving Family Stories and Wisdom

Powerful Documentary Filmed in Stuart about Preserving Family Stories and Wisdom Sunshine Johnson (seated) and Documentarian, Tyler Council (far right) and director of photography, Alex Destefino, from Froze-N-Time Production (far left)  Hobe Sound resident Sunshine Johnson has a starring role in a new documentary titled, “The Most […]

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Grow Deeper Family Roots – Write and Share Your Legacy Letter

Grow Deeper Family Roots – Write and Share Your Legacy Letter “Planning the future without knowing the past is like planting cut flowers,” Maureen Dowd DON’T KNOW WHAT HOLIDAY GIFT TO GET YOUR PARENT OR GRANDPARENT WHO ALREADY HAS TOO MUCH STUFF? GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR THIS CLASS […]

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Scientific Motivation to Write About Gratitude This Thanksgiving

There are different components to a legacy letter. I have observed that one component, which can enrich spirit and healing, is expressions of gratitude. Just before hitting the road for my family’s Thanksgiving festivities, I came across intriguing research about gratitude and health that support my observation. […]

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I am back in Milwaukee to lead Froedtert’s Hospital 5th Annual Legacy Letter Workshop

I am back in Milwaukee to lead Froedtert’s Hospital  5th Annual Legacy Letter Workshop

How many of you wish you would have collected family stories from a loved one, but it was too late?   It’s not too late for you! As many of you know, I have moved to Florida to be closer to my parents.  I will be in Milwaukee for […]

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We Need to Act Now Our Veterans are Going to their Grave Without Sharing Their War Stories

We Need to Act Now Our Veterans are Going to their Grave Without Sharing Their War Stories Some siblings wanted to celebrate their father’s 90th birthday in a unique and meaningful way.  They commissioned me to write their father’s legacy letter book.  Every legacy letter book is special; however, this […]

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