Entries by Melinda Sherman

Collecting Family Stories

As I’ve been writing in my journal these past thirty-some years, I’ve often found myself associating events of the day with memories of my childhood, or referencing family stories I often heard growing up. Some of the stories are about me before I was old enough to remember them; others tell a story of  “the time […]

Journal Writing During a Pandemic

Begin now. — May Sarton, American poet, novelist, and memoirist Do you keep a daily journal? If you do, you know what an invaluable resource journal writing can be in times of crisis. If you are a lapsed journal writer or have never kept a journal, consider starting one today. Journal writing is a means of […]