Did you sit down at the table together for every meal? Did you go to the same place every year; a summer house or resort?
Is there anything else that you would like to share about your family? THE HOUSE OF YOUR GROWING UP Do you have warm feelings about the childhood home that you remember the most?
Do you remember anything that happened on that bus? Do you remember the moment when you realized you could read? If you are a woman and married, was it difficult to give up your maiden name and take your husband's name? How many years have you been married or were you married? Do you live in the suburbs, a city, a town, or in a rural area? Do you live in an apartment, a house, a condominium, or a retirement home? Is there anything else you would like to write about your childhood? ELEMENTARY SCHOOL YEARS What was the name of your school? Now that you are an adult, what advice would you give to a child about childhood? Was your neighborhood a good, safe place in which to take walks? Did you bring those values with you into adulthood? Do you remember having the chicken pox, mumps or other childhood diseases? Did your family welcome them by sending food; were they hard to get to know; did they join your circle of friends? Did you ever go door-to-door selling anything to your neighbors? Would you like to have raised your children in a neighborhood like the one you grew up in? JUST THE FACTS In a few pages, what is summary of your life story? Please enter the date you began answering these questions.