Lucky to be a blue.

A conversation with my wonderful “Nanny B” (grandmother) about her relationship with my granddad, Jerry Blue. Silly memories and meaningful life lessons from very wise woman that took place on a lovely Friday afternoon. We discuss the impact of growing...

“I look back now and can see the positive that came from going to church each day.” – Josh Williams on his life, religion, and politics

Josh talks about growing up in Richmond, his family, belonging to a Pentecostal church, living with cerebral palsy, his interest/involvement in politics, and what we would like to see happen in Richmond to support his fellow citizens.

“We got it down to a science- everyone had a job”- Lee Stienbarger reflects on his years as coach of the Indiana Thump Jumpers

Lee Stienbarger (a.k.a. “Mr. S.”) and Alison talk about the history of Richmond’s competitive jump rope team- the Indiana Thump Jumpers, and how he functioned as a coach and trailblazer in a sport that was unknown to much of the...

“Richmond is like my second home”- José talks about his life in the US and his love of learning

José Luis and Alison discuss the things he loves about Richmond while also acknowledging the challenges of making a life in a new country. The two also talk about his love of learning, travel, and his future education plans!

“I had a dream to be someone”: Rogelio talks about his life in the US

Rogelio, a Richmond community member, talks with Alison about his early struggles, those who helped him succeed in school, and his passion for working hard to accomplish his goals.

“Richmond is a perfect place to get started in life”- Caleb talks about discovering Richmond and “growing” the Richmond Farmer’s Market

Caleb Smith tells us about why he settled in Richmond after his college career at Earlham, his vision for the growing Farmer’s Market, and what he appreciates about small town living.

Part 3- Retired attorney Andy Cecere talks about his life and journey to Richmond, IN.

From a young age, Andy was motivated to create change. In this three part interview, Alison hears about his childhood, his time in the service, his path to Earlham and his life in Richmond. We also learn about those who...

Part 2- Retired attorney Andy Cecere talks about his life and journey to Richmond, IN.

From a young age, Andy was motivated to create change. In this three part interview, Alison hears about his childhood, his time in the service, his path to Earlham and his life in Richmond. We also learn about those who...

Part 1- Retired Attorney Andy Cecere talks about his life and journey to Richmond

From a young age, Andy was motivated to create change. In this three part interview, Alison hears about his childhood, his time in the service, his path to Earlham and his life in Richmond. We also learn about those who...

This Is My Sister

This interview was done in Columbia City, IN. With myself, Chloe Temple (17) talking with my sister, Emily Temple (19), about her week in a whole different country.

An Outstanding Manager

For this interview, conducted in February 2018 in Columbia City, Indiana, Colin Temple (17) interviews Jason Gipe (37) about his job as a manager at the local YMCA. Colin is asking questions surrounding what Mr. Gipe does for a living,...

A Guard on Duty

For this interview, conducted in January 2018 in Columbia City, Indiana, Colin Temple (17) interviews Tad Varga (45) about his job as a coach, and a lifeguard. Colin is asking questions surrounding the job of Mr. Varga and gaining access...

Mady talks to Mrs. Esterline about her job at WCCS.

in this interview, i will be talking to Mrs. Esterline about her job and what she has to do within it. I’m going to ask her a few simple questions about her job, and then go deeper into the details...

Interview with Jenny Garver

In this interview we talked about what life is like outside of the United states and how she overcame many changes in life.