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Nostalgia Is Good for You!

Nostalgia was once thought to be an illness caused by clanging cowbells. We know better now. Photo by Max Itin on Unsplash. Believe it or not, nostalgia was once considered a disease. If you had it, you might be “treated” with leeches, opium, blood-letting, bullying or even bodily harm. A Russian general once threatened to … Read more Nostalgia Is Good for You!

Take Care of Your Stuff!

Are you the designated guardian of your family photos and archival treasures? If you are, I hope you’re protecting things properly. Edmonton historian laureate Marlena Wyman and the Provincial Archives of Alberta offer some great tips. 1.   Make sure your treasures aren’t being damaged by sunlight and damp. (Keep them out of your basement, if … Read more Take Care of Your Stuff!