Conversations with my Grandma

This interview is between my grandma and I. We discussed everything from her adopted son to her cancer diagnosis.

What advice do you have for me about being a parent?

Lisa talks to her son, Ben, about the values and experiences that informed her priorities as a single mother of 3. She describes growing up in West Virginia, the challenges of raising high spirited boys, and finding strength and resilience...

Christmas Interview with my Mom-Mom
December 26, 2018 App Interview

I sat down on Christmas day and interviewed my 85-year-old grandmother on my father’s side and learned about her family growing up, her childhood, how she met Pop-Pop (who passed away when I was 2), and also learned about my...

Short Stories from Lavern Tomchak

Stealing pies, working to damn much, and the affection she had for her Grandmother, “Grandma T” recounts stories of growing up the good times, and the bad.

Summertime conversation with my Grandma T and my young kids

My Father’s mom, Lavern Tomchak was known to everyone as “Grandma T.” She passed away in the spring of 2017 after living every moment honest, frank, and hard working. This is my young kids Quinn (Age 6), and Oliver (Age...

Grandma and Grandpa Myers

We talked about family, happy moments, and other amazing moments in their lives.

The Great Thanksgiving listen

My grandma and I talked about how it was growing up in her life and how it was compared to my life. We also talked about slavery and how it impacted her life. We compared my childhood to here and...

Interview With Great Grandma Ede
September 29, 2018 App Interview

Despite the sisters fighting at the beginning while they get organized. Ella and Sydney Interviewed Grandma in 2016…lots of learning and a few giggles along the way.

Is there a difference between the North and South?

My grandma and I were talking about her childhood experiences. She explains her first experience in the south. She was in the park and a white girl approached her and told her “move nigger” but my grandmother refused and hit...