You are living during historic times. Yes, it is true. Twenty-five years from now, today will be history. Include some current events in your story. Maybe your favorite football team won the Super Bowl or perhaps a city in your state was chosen to host a World’s Fair or the Summer Olympics. Your ancestors will enjoy newsy information. They will also want to know your take on other events including weather disasters, political elections, terrorism, wars, and other important world-wide events. Chances are the things you include will not be in the text books your great grandchildren read in school years from now.
In clear sleeves, you can save newspaper or magazine articles about important events. But remember, the most important commentary about the world in which you live, is what you write. Your ancestors want to know how it affected your life, and they want to know how you personally felt about the events and the people involved. History is happening every day, and you are part of it. Write it down for future generations.