Give a gift for the ages and be like Lillian
It’s here. The gift-giving suggestion time of year is upon us.
Stores, museums and non-profits may fill your mailbox and inbox with all kinds of ideas for the people in your life.
Here's an idea, give a gift for the ages!
With deference to the museum namesake, Lillian E. Jones, I am sending out a series of Christmas season blog posts that she might have appreciated. I can’t and won’t speak for her, but I can tell you what she did.
She labeled photos.
She labeled slides.
She didn’t keep a diary but she did keep detailed financial records that are like a diary since she was a frugal woman of Welsh descent. She recorded her expenses on her many, many trips overseas, thus telling us what she did and where she went. She even recorded Christmas and birthday gifts in her financial records.
She was generous to children.
She was generous to her church and her community.
So in the spirit of Christmas, both the gift-giving and the busyness, I will present a series of blog posts that can help with both and make you the greatest gift giver in your family tree - give a gift for the ages!
Keep watching and reading as November turns into December.
Posted on Tue, November 19, 2013
by Megan Malone filed under