It seems our world has been turning faster than usual these past few months. On the world stage, events of huge magnitude—the melting of the Western Antarctic ice, the decision of Britain to leave the European union, the enormous migration of displaced persons from Syria and other countries—plus the 24-hour news cycle have made staying “informed” and keeping connected seem more difficult than ever.
For us here at Verissima, the world has been turning equally fast, though on a much smaller scale. We have lost and gained an assistant within the space of a month, some of our most treasured clients have passed away, and our beloved Association of Personal Historians dissolved, overnight, leaving us with an open space to grieve the dissolution and time to think about next steps. I am also embarking on an educational journey (more in the months to come) which will mean enhanced services for our personal history company. Finally, we are setting off into new territory with a documentary project about an unusual subject. Stay tuned.
What does this mean for our communication with you?
- After our May edition, the newsletter will take a rest until September. We will continue to post and to Tweet, though perhaps less frequently, and there may be a blog or two.
- We will continue to welcome new clients in our personal history business. Please see our newly designed website for a complete list of services.
- We hope that you will share your news and thoughts with us by email or messenger or Twitter. We will be here.
We are now entering our season of quiet activity, but also of deep reflection and renewal.
What season are you…or your business in? How do you bring the idea of a “time to every purpose under heaven” into your personal history work?
Rob and I are grateful for how much wonderful work we’ve had, and have, and we look forward to returning to you renewed in September.