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Sherry
I am a personal historian. I help people capture and chronicle their life stories.
Interests: family, friends, stories, food, movies, books, travel,
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The themes and dates for Show & Tell Des Moines (for grown-ups) for 2015 are as follows: March 17—Show & Tell Ancestors: This is where we can share a story or information about someone in our family that is of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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We'll meet for our last Show & Tell Des Moines for 2014 on October 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Felix and Oscar's on Merle Hay. In the spirit of all things Halloween we dare you to come in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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The best part of Show & Tell Des Moines (for grown-ups) is the great people who attend. It' s always "a box of chocolates" in that we never know who will speak and what they will share once we open... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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I reckon everyone has a soundtrack playing in their head as they tour through life. For me, sometimes when I'm listening to clients talk about things they've not thought of for some time I hear this in the background. On... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Show & Tell Des Moines breaks with exciting news of the featured speakers for our August 19th event. We'll learn what takes place behind the scenes of guarding priceless works of art at the Des Moines Art Center from Eileen... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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We enjoyed another adventurous Show & Tell Des Moines in July. They just seem to be getting better and better! Catch your breath. Here's the recap. We began the night hanging off the side of houses and high rise buildings,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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COMING UP NEXT ON JULY 15, 2014 You are in for another treat on Tuesday July 15, at Felix and Oscars on Merle Hay. We’ll begin the event at 7 p.m. with three extraordinary featured speakers, and then open it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Tuesday June 10, several lovely ladies sat with me as we worked on our Timelines together over glasses of wine and tasty food at Tally's Restaurant. It was perfect, the concept held, we were getting into the flow of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Show & Tell Des Moines is storytelling with props! Learn something, share something, enjoy a great time of good community feeling. In June, we'll feature the following show & tellers: Cindy Meek of Amanda the Panda will share the story... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Unfold into the fullness of your life! Join in for an evening of fun at Timeline and Wine. With the guidance of personal historian Sherry Borzo, you'll use prompting questions and insightful conversation to map out details of your life... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Honor Mom with the most unique and cherished gift of a Storied Gifts Talking Picture! (sample here) During an engaging interview, Storied Gifts will capture your Mom's voice telling details and stories about some of her favorite photos which will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Bring a treasure, a sample of your hobby, something old or new that is associated with memories and tell your story. WHEN: May 20, 2014 at 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (we end promptly!) WHERE: Felix and Oscars on Merle... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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WHAT A GREAT APRIL 2014 SHOW & TELL DES MOINES! IF YOU WERE THERE YOU LEARNED SOME NEW THINGS AND SAW SOME COOL STUFF SUCH AS . . . • Easter bunnies marked at 10 cents that turned out to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Check out this beautifully written piece on Show & Tell Des Moines, and our monthly event held in March 2014. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Am I crazy or was our gathering of show and tellers in March loads of fun? I'm not nuts, it was a blast. Please join us for Show & Tell Des Moines in April. Here are the details: When: Tuesday,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Some terrific coverage on WHO-TV for our March 18, Show & Tell Des Moines (for grown-ups) event. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Storied Gifts
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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You are unique! Let spring and Storied Gifs inspire you to review and renew your life story by creating your own timeline! Sign up for Timeline of Your Life Spring Edition workshop! Energize for your tomorrows by detailing your yesterdays.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Storied Gifts
Carefully crafted with attention to compelling storytelling, a Storied Gifts Talking Pictures video allows you to share stories and your photos in your voice, almost as if you are sitting next to someone and enjoying time together. Storied Gifts Talking... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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You're invited!. Come and bring an item, an heirloom, a hobby, a collection piece or a photo and share a story! You can Show & Tell about something, some history, or passion and tell your story, or just listen to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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Here are a couple of ways to register for this event. Eventbrite or Meetup Related articles Workshop Update! Chocolate Storybook and Sweet Binney's To Sweeten the Event! Timeline Splash My Sample Can You Re-Right Your History? Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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I've had a situation that has not gone according to plan, a relationship clash that ended on a sour note. Now I'm trying to step back and take responsibility for my shortcomings, learn and then let go. But it's more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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I like folding laundry but don't like putting it away. I enjoy vacuuming and sweeping but I'm not keen on stashing things to make room. I prefer scrubbing, working with water, but stress over organizing stuff. As a kid my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2014 at Storied Gifts
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"I've never known any story that couldn't be made better with slight exaggeration." So says a gal friend of mine, who happens to be in her 90s, and tells stories oh so well. Are they accurate as to detail? I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2014 at Storied Gifts