Thanksgiving 2018 at Katie's

  • Are there any positive moments or memories from your life that you think shaped who you are today? Are there any negative events or memories that you think shaped who you are today?
  • Can you describe one of your happiest memories?
  • For your great great grandchildren listening to this years from now: is there any wisdom you’d want to pass on to them? What would you want them to know?
  • What do you remember about the day you enlisted?
  • How did you tell your family and friends that you were joining the military? Are there any conversations that stand out from that time?
  • If you enlisted, what were some of the reasons that you joined the military? How did you choose your branch of service?
  • What are some of the things you remember about adapting to military life?
  • What did you learn about yourself?
  • What are some habits you developed in the service that you like? What are some that you dislike?
  • Who were your favorite relatives? Can you describe what they looked like? Do you remember any of the stories they used to tell you?
  • What are your dreams for me?
  • Are you proud of me?
  • Can you tell me about what you do (did) you do for a living?
  • Are there any lessons your work life has taught you?
  • Can you tell me about what role religion played in your life when you were growing up?