What was your favorite television show as a child?
What was the first movie you saw in a theater?
What did you do to celebrate birthdays?
Did you have pets? What were your pet’s names?
Did you play – or want to play – any specific musical instrument?
What sports did you like to play?
What games did you like to play?
What do you think are the great inventions in your lifetime?
Do you remember your family discussing world events and politics?
How did you react to events like the assassination of President Kennedy, WWII starting/ending, Pearl Harbor bombing, September 11…other big events?
How did the Vietnam War affect you?
What was the funniest practical joke you ever played on someone?
What are your hobbies?
Did you ever have a secret place or a favorite hiding spot?
Name a song that brings back a strong memory for you, and write about that memory.
Name your top ten role models growing up. These can be people in your life, fictional characters, or cultural figures. What qualities did you admire in them?