Grandma & PaPa’s Love Story

I sat down to talk with my grandparents about how they met, fell in love, and got married. We hit the 45 minute cutoff point without wrapping up, but talked about how they navigated conversion to Catholicism, family tensions, and...

Bobby and Vennetta Gray: 3/30/2019

Today we interviewed our grandparents about their lives in Alabama, my grandfathers military service in Germany and 33 years working for the railroad, raising 2 children one of whom had a serious medical condition and we talked about how they...

Barnie Botone

"I knew it was going to be hard and I knew I’d be different, but I knew I could compete with any of ’em." Barnie Botone recalls his 34-year career working on the railroad. Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired December...

Interview with Catherine Long

Me and Catherine Long sit down and discuss life as the daughter of a rail road worker and facing the adversity of helping her husband fight through MS.

Alba LaFiandra

“Young women can succeed if they find their niche, and are realistic about their abilities. Just go for it.” Picture a house at the top of a hill where the beautiful Esopus Creek below provided opportunities for swimming, fishing, and...