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Asking Questions at Holidays and Other Family Gatherings

Wonder how to dig into the memories of relative at holidays and family gatherings? Jeff Myers always generates a number of good questions. I took questions of his  from a recent email and modified them for my own use. Enjoy.

  • What is a key to success in life? Why do you say that?
  • What lessons have you learned the hard way?
  • What are some ways life is different now than in the old days?
  • What do you know about your ancestors? Go back as far as possible.
  • Who were some heroes you have had?
  • What teacher(s) had a significant influence on you? How? Tell about it.
  • Who was the most admired public figure when you were growing up? Tell about it.
  • What are you thankful for about our country?
  • What was a memorable event in your life?
  • What was a turning point in your life? Tell about it.
  • Who is a famous person you have met? Tell about it.
  • Tell about a time you got in trouble.
  • What do you wish today’s younger generation knew about life?
  • Do you have others to suggest? Let me know and I will add them.

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