Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 4:39 pm MDT
As I go through my boxes of old treasures that have lost some of their shine, I wonder what to save, what to toss and what will be worth hundreds of dollars on eBay 10 years from now.
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 7:58 pm MDT
I'm a believer in getting rid of things you don't need, but my dad's approach to belongings has made me reconsider.
Published: Thursday, September 10, 2015 1:29 pm MDT
As it turns out, a fascination with pennies is a family trait — although Christmas stockings in my family have changed. Still, I'll never look at pennies the same again.
Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:11 am MDT
Kids make vacations hard, but, in the end, it's worth it.
Published: Thursday, August 6, 2015 10:57 am MDT
A race has no comparison to battling cancer, but even so, running helped me gained a glimpse of what it means to be driven by something other than yourself.
Published: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
As the countdown to a new school year begins, I'm reminded of my own elementary school days. The good — and the not so good.
Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 4:31 pm MDT
In researching an old piece of my grandmother's homework, I discovered a few things about myself, her and a syndicated columnist from 1965.
Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:13 pm MDT
Reading my grandmother's old documents is baffling — unless I can find a little insight. After all, I think the hardest thing to preserve in family history is context. Without context, all the words in th...
Published: Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:15 pm MDT
One short moment changed my perspective on my most famous childhood memory.
Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 11:07 am MDT
Family members may be spread far and wide, but searching cemetery records online can bring them closer.