Developing your narrative. Empowering future generations.



Developing Your Narrative 

StoryKeeping captures the essence of who you are and how you came to be here. We use a specialized interview process to extract the past, and employ professional equipment to capture milestone moments in the present. Your past and present guide your narrative, and your narrative guides your future.

Empowering the Future 

Folks who know where they come from know who they are and what they’re capable of achieving. There comes a time in everyone’s life when it’s their responsibility to teach the next generation, and when that time presents itself StoryKeeping is there to guide them in empowering the future.

Children with the most confidence possess an intergenerational self.



Respect for Every Story 

StoryKeeping has maintained, since the founding day, that every story is important and deserves to be documented in a professional manner.

Options for Every Budget

StoryKeeping works with you to find the optimal balance between your budget and delivering the best product with respect to your story.

There is no such thing as an uninteresting life, such a thing is an impossibility. Beneath the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.
– Mark Twain

Successful enterprises go out of their way to capture their core identity.



Jack Rocks

I got a text message from Danielle last week asking if I might be able to complete the project within the week. Again, I understood. I wanted Jack to be able to witness his own StoryKeeping production. Some late nights were involved, but I finished it up just this morning.

Castro Colonies Heritage Association 40 Year Anniversary

The Castro Colonies Heritage Association pays tribute to the history of Castroville, Quihi, Vandenburg (New Fountain), D’Hanis, and all of Medina County, Texas. The initial trip to the motherland was the brainchild of Msgr. Larry Stuebben and was executed by Barbara Tondre-El Zorcani. In 1975 twenty-eight American-Alsatians set out for the motherland. The following year, 180 Alsatians returned the favor by traveling to Castroville, Texas. This cultural exchange of long-lost families blossomed into an annual Tour D’Alsace, the establishment of sister cities, and more stories than you might imagine.

Driving Around the Writer’s Block

So the profession of personal historian exists to prod and coach people along, and I’m fully capable of assisting you with this if you care to step up to the challenge of writing your autobiography. But there’s a much faster, less painful, alternative to running into writer’s block. I’ve even witnessed my clients make sense of their own lives as they reflected – on camera.

Jurassic Ambition

So Ellingson crafted his personal narrative in his mind before it became reality – much like he had to imagine a raptor’s reality before bringing it to life for movie-goers. And it’s poetic that he used a practice that’s “been around forever” to end up working on the Jurassic productions, isn’t it?

If there is any responsibility in the cycle of life it must be that one generation owes to the next that strength by which it can come to face ultimate concerns in its own way. – Erik H. Erickson

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