Record Your Own Traditions and Memories


The author and his mother, Connie (Ufkes) Neill (1942-2015), along with an unidentified stuffed bear, taken near Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, Christmas probably 1970.

Don’t forget to record your own holiday memories for future generations.

If there’s not time during the holiday season to actually write, use a voice recorder of some type and simply record the memories in your own voice–that would be faster. The holidays are an excellent time to remember holidays past, but not always the best time to have time.

An audio or video recorder may facilitate that process.