Joseph Howe, Cameron Kuo, , , and
January 19, 2017 App Interview

Joseph Howe, a Vietnam War veteran, explains the every day challenges faced by veterans once they come home. For him, health issues resulting form Agent Orange exposure continue to affect him to this day. He also talks about the hypervigilence...

Lee Loftin talking about religion and movies

Lee Loftin discusses the death of his cousin in 2016, his views on religion, and film makers who influenced his life.

“We had the spirit of working together” – founding parent of Santa Cruz Waldorf School, Alison (Keeler) Carrillo

Alison (Keeler) Carrillo shares with us her experience of “plunging in” as a founding parent at the Santa Cruz Waldorf School back in the 70s, her 41 year connection to the school, how the parents over the years have made...

Suzanne McLean and Mary Male
January 19, 2017 App Interview

Suzanne’s faith began with singing in the choir and has led to her leadership in providing shelter services for the homeless throughout the community. Building community is part of everything she does, and she’s learned to do that at Peace...

Al Hopson, Cameron Kuo, , , and

World War Two veteran and longtime Watsonville native, Al Hopson tells of his time in the United States Army Air Corps (now called the US Air Force). He enlisted in February of 1943 on his eighteenth birthday. His intention was...

Interview

I interviewed one of my good friends. We discussed his childhood and college life.

Josette Thomas, Lilly Thomas, Christy Hightower, , and
December 5, 2016 App Interview

Two sisters, Josette and Lilly Thomas, talk about how they first started attending First Congregational Church in Santa Cruz, California at the ages of five and eight. They share their thoughts and feelings about the church changing its name to...

Rowan and Ava ASMR

In this interview, Ava Willis (16) and Rowan Hutchinson (16) talk in Live Oak, CA. They discussed a favorite memory of Rowan and computers, as well as how Ava feels she will die, and how she wants to be buried.

Great Thanksgiving Listen

Talking with my sister, she was able to explain her on campus job at UCSC, called CARE, which helps students stay safe around campus.

Stoney Brook and Christy Hightower
November 14, 2016 App Interview

Stoney Brook talks about how being a pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago in 2014 touched and changed him in unexpected ways. Among other things the pilgrimage was the gateway to his setting up the first Veteran’s Treatment Court in...

blast from dad’s past

I asked my father questions about his life growing up and the outcomes of his experiences.

Curtis Reliford and Christy Hightower
November 6, 2016 App Interview

Curtis Reliford talks about overcoming racism and serious adversity to find and fulfill his life’s purpose which is helping those who are experiencing hard times: hurricane Katrina victims and the Navajo and Hopi people. Curtis describes how he follows his...

Interview with Beverly Brook, Grant Erickson, and Christy Hightower.

Grant Erickson, who had his 95th birthday ten days before telling this story, talks with Beverly Brook and Christy Hightower about the highlights of his life. In this short 8 minute segment, he talks about standing up for diversity of...

Advice for future generations.

Your faith in Jesus is the most important thing about you. How to love is the greatest lesson to learn.

Andre Navarro, Cameron Kuo, , , and
February 2, 2017 App Interview

USMC veteran, Andre Navarro recounts the events leading to his decision to join the marine corps. His responsibilities included O431 logistics. This meant that he was in charge of making sure that divisions worth of military equipment were ready to...

David Dodson and Christy Hightower
January 15, 2017 App Interview

David Dodson tells the story of his father, Dwight Dodson, who was the senior pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Chicago in the 1950’s. That church prided itself on its history of having been formed by a group of...

Interview with my mom

Today my mom and I discussed what she was like as a kid, our family, and hopes for the future.