Sono’s incredible Journey to Europe

Sono Begert (née Nishimura) travelled from Japan to Europe in 1939, just as World War II began.

You Are Only As Good As Your Last Croissant

Cooking is a form of art and so many people love making and eating food. On January 6th 2019 in Los Angeles California, Jack Beerman interviewed his grandmother Sarabeth Levine to learn about her early life as a pastry chef....

“We got it down to a science- everyone had a job”- Lee Stienbarger reflects on his years as coach of the Indiana Thump Jumpers

Lee Stienbarger (a.k.a. "Mr. S.") and Alison talk about the history of Richmond's competitive jump rope team- the Indiana Thump Jumpers, and how he functioned as a coach and trailblazer in a sport that was unknown to much of the...

Intentional friendship

I (Joey) wanted to learn more about my extraordinary friend (Billy). We talked about life, goal setting, family relationships, travel, managing Lyme disease, business success and overcoming failures.

Working in Another Language

Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn't tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald 'Jerry'...

Don Johnson talks about his life in Japan with his nephew, Simon
November 30, 2017 App Interview

Simon Draper's uncle, Don Johnson, moved to Japan in 1994. He recounts his experiences of entering a foreign country. He also talks about some of the favorite experiences and jobs he had outside of the US. Towards the end of...