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Grandparents & Grandchildren (24 Stories)

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Many children have special relationships with one or more grandparents—and vice versa. Think back ... to your own grandparents; what made them special? What would you like others to know about them? What's it like to have your own grandchildren? How would you like them to think of you? You must have a hundred stories about grandparenting. Share them forward!
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What We Wore (18 Stories)

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Black_and_white_photographs_of_minidresses#/media/File:Sweater_knit_dress_1967.jpgDespite our disdain for convention, we were always fashionable—from coonskin caps, blue suede shoes, and poodle skirts to gogo boots and miniskirts. We pulled on pantyhose and dreamed of dancing in our Maidenform bras. Then we burned them. Think back ... Bell bottoms, polyester, peace pendants, tie-dye—our style choices defined a generation. Share your fashion adventures forward.
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Turning Points (12 Stories)

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Life is rarely linear. Think back ... to when time seemed to stop. It stands motionless for a moment, a day, a week—who can tell?—then teeters, while a life, a family, a venture, a nation hangs in the balance. Then it falls—to one side or another—and the world changes. As we usher in the New Year and MyRetrospect.com winds down, share your turning point stories forward.
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Gifts (5 Stories)

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Gift wrapped AstonAs children, gifts seemed magical to us. Think back ... What's the earliest gift you remember? What's the best gift you've given or received? What's the worst gift you've given or received? Do you enjoy shopping for gifts, or is it a burden? What's it like giving gifts to grandchildren? Is it more blessed to give or to receive? Are gifts still magical? Share your gift stories forward.
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Home (7 Stories)

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Warmth of homeWe all want to be home for the holidays, but what does that mean? Think back ... Why did you settle where you did? How did you choose your home? Have you bought,  rented, built, or renovated real estate? How did that work out? Have you ever been homeless? What sights, sounds, tastes, and smells remind you of home? What was it like to leave home? Can you go home again? Share your home stories forward.
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