After the pumpkin pie is put away, take your phone and sit with a loved one in a corner. Ask some thoughtful questions. Listen and record (video or audio) their responses.
Why? You’re participating in StoryCorps’ Great Thanksgiving Listen, by asking meaningful questions of someone close to you. Storytelling is an art form that links us humans through time. Oftentimes, some of our most personal and meaningful stories come from loved ones, like grandparents, and we should preserve them whenever we can.
Here’s how to do it.
You’ll always be glad you did. There is no greater act of love than listening, really listening, to another human being.