Join Story Chip
It's free to all users. Members can add comments, stories and share in the forum. Join today!
Featured on
Story Chip Blog

Story Chip Podcast at URBN

We are thrilled to announce that the story of Story Chip has recently been featured at URBN where you can listen to our podcast discussing all the great features of Story Chip and what makes Story Chip important to you. We are proud to be featured in a blog post introducing Story Chip, also at URBN.

Story Chip Blog

Quotes On Storytelling:

“Memory is not a storage place but a story we tell ourselves in retrospect. As such, it is made of storytelling materials: embroidery and forgery, perplexity and urgency, revelation and darkness.”
Noam Shpancer

Images from Story Chips
Image Unavailable
sclogo.png

Write for Story Chip
Everything on this website is a contribution of our members. Join Story Chip to add your stories, pictures, memories, videos and talent to keep this archive growing. Everyone has valuable stories to tell that provide meaning to culture, towns and neigborhoods. The more people participate, the closer the site gets to its goal to become a global, collaborative history. Story Chip is based on a wiki format and all our visitors can contribute to the growth of these pages.
Get Involved in Story Chip

Audio & Video Story Chips

More Audio

Featured from the Story Chip Archive

Emulation

Webster’s definition of this word differs from that of the advertising world. Here it means “doing as” or “copying”. For examples in early movies cigarette makers paid large sums to have stars such as Clark Gable and Joan Crawford smoke as they acted. This convinced men and women to begin to continue to also smoke. A very famous emulation resulted...

Full Story Chip

From the editors:

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Share Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have joined the ranks of Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, President Barack Obama, Albert Scweitzer and the Dalai Lama, among others, in being awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. This year's awards reminds us that even as we face incredible religious strife, goals can cross contentious ideological lines. Malala, a Muslim and Kailash, a Hindu, share this honor for their selfless dedication in fighting for rights for children. Malala is only 17 years old (the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize) and has been working publicly since she was 14 for the rights of girls. Mr. Satyarthi has worked for decades to protect children from exploitation and abuse.

malala-yousafzai-hope-01-300x258.jpg

http://www.insightpakistan.com/5396/malala-yousafzai-successful-bullet-surgery/

There are people all over the world who do wonderful and selfless things every day. We would like you to write a story about one person you look to for inspiration. Click here. to tell their story.

Latest additions to Story Chip

Emulation

Webster’s definition of this word differs from that of the advertising world. Here it means “doing as” or “copying”. For examples in early movies cigarette makers paid large sums to have stars such as Clark Gable and Joan Crawford smoke as they acted. This convinced men and women to begin to continue to also smoke. A very famous emulation resulted from what took place in March, 1962. In his Inaugural Address Jack Kennedy stood outside without wearing a hat. His bushy...

sclogo.png

Thoughts On Aging

I never expected to live this long - almost 94 - and thought my mother was ancient when she died at 80. Her generation saw huge changes in transportation going from horse and buggy to automobile and airplanes, whereas my life has been mostly altered by changes in communication with computers, TV, the internet and cell phones. I believe it was Anne Morrow Lindberg who said, “I think best with a pencil in my hand”. I agree. But today’s generation would probably not - they...

sclogo.png

On Facing Death

A very short story to ponder: Two little old ladies, both in their 80s. Both have been suddenly stricken with a terminal illness. Each has been given two months to live. One woman is blessed with a loving family: a thoughtful and caring husband; three children; five grandchildren; and a faithful companion - her dog. She will be facing death surrounded by those who love her. The second woman is childless, and has been predeceased by her husband, all of her family members,...

sclogo.png

Aging

One way to look at aging - although somewhat differently - is to consider how much has changed during our lifetime. The truly extreme changes were brought home to me some years ago when my wife and I attended a “Grandparents Day” when our grandson was in about fourth grade. Questions the students asked, and especially their reaction to our responses, put a different perspective on how we lived as youngsters. The party line telephone boggled their minds. “Could people...

sclogo.png

I Was A Child Of The Depression Years - Born In 1921

My parents both were brought up on Kansas farms but after their marriage lived in Perry, Iowa, where my father worked on the Milwaukee RR as a freight conductor. I can remember the Depression years. My father didn’t always have work due to the slow down. My parents kept a full garden and some chickens on their half acre so we never experienced hunger as some families did. One of my vivid memories were the “bums” who would knock on our back door asking for food. (Mother...

sclogo.png

Preserving Produce

During World War II many articles were rationed and one needed coupons to purchase scarce items, such as shoes and gasoline. Everyone tried to contribute to the war effort. My grandfather, who had a large summer home, with about an acre behind it, decided to establish a Victory Garden and share the vegetables with his four children and their families. Fortunately, he had help that would plant and weed this garden; all we had to do was harvest the produce. One of my aunts...

sclogo.png

Sample some Chips from our Tag Cloud

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License