My Mom’s Life during School

As I interviewed my mom, I learned that her experience of school was different from my experience of school. Unlike me, she studied very hard to go to college and she had a well-known nickname. It was also very interesting...

A Father’s Legacy

My father and I discuss his past as well as the characteristics that has made him successful as well as what he would like to impart to me.

A Story of Your Life

We talked about the people who have influenced him and the events and things that are important to him.

A Seat at the Table: A Mother’s Story

During this interview, I asked my mother about her experiences growing up as a child, she elaborates on the abuse she endured and how that has helped her develop into the person she it today. We then discuss how she...

Troop 606: 50th Year Anniversary Interview

In light of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Troop 606, I interviewed former scoutmaster Gordon Nylen about his experiences with the history of Troop 606 and of his involvement in scouting.

The Story of a Vanishing Culture

My mother and I talk about her childhood growing up as a Hmong individual that immigrated from Laos. We talk about Hmong culture and what it means to us and the relevance of Hmong today.

Father Daughter talk music and dare I say “The Nasty’s”

From El Salvador to NYU to “God”? Listen to how the love of music bounded us from now to our next generation.

Insightful Lessons and Wisdom Regarding Life from my Mother.

I ask a few questions regarding my mother’s childhood memories and her life. Along with that, I also ask her to elaborate on some important lessons she learned in her life to help me and future generations.

Chennai Vaasis in the OC

"Vaasis" is a Tamil word that means residents. Two long term residents of the OC and American citizens, formerly South Indian natives of the city of Chennai (Madras), discuss parental and ethnic influences, arranged marriages, and how immigrant cultures and...