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Asking Questions at Holidays and Other Family Gatherings

By December 24, 2009September 26th, 2020No Comments

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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