Interview with Dad

We discussed his childhood, his family, and how he thought his future would turn out.

Dale’s Immigration Story

My family’s story of immigration from Norway in the late 1800s.

US HISTORY ASSIGNMENT

We talked about women’s rights and the importance of that, and how it’s interesting to see how the world has evolved today.

“Tell me about a time when you were super proud of something you created.”

Janine and I talked extensively about creativity and how she incorporates it into her life, in for example her paintings. We also discussed the progression of her creativity throughout her lifespan and how she has witnessed it evolve right in...

Interview with Sarah Moulton

The interview was short and sweet. I think I learned a lot.

Working in the Service Industry with Sierra Paulsen

I interview my sister, Sierra, about her various work experiences. She discussed her time working in several different restaurants, as well as her other positions in the service industry. Sierra also talks about working in the “gig-economy” and her hopes...

Spencer Kresie and Michael Cavenee talk about how the influential people and events in our lives led us to where we are.

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Plano, Texas, Spencer Kresie (16) interviews his step-father Michael Cavenee (61) regarding his childhood in Iowa and the path of his career. Mr. Cavenee described a large variety of memories, such as...

My grandma and her life.

I have never really been able to talk to my grandma because of the distance, but I’ve always been interested in her and her life. I’m happy to talk and learn more about her.

William Storer

William Storer talks about what West Des Moines was like back when he was growing up, working in the Bahamas and at Principal, and becoming the father to two kids through marriage.