Recording the storytellers
"You know, somebody should get him on tape telling all those stories," you hear people say about some local wag.
"Someday I just want to set up a video camera have her talk for an hour," others announce. "When she's gone, all that history will just disappear."
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Most wanna-be documentarians never get around to recording the storytellers and the old-timers.
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