Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt: 2020-05-24 16:33:52 Albert Schmidt (94) and Kathryn Schmidt (91) interviewed by their daughter Christine Schmidt (66) about recent changes in their lives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. They draw from early life experiences with solitude and...

Pandemic

Even through these hard times we can find the silver lining. My sister has to stay at home with her baby all day and cannot leave. She has just recently found out that she is pregnant and now she is...

A Gypsy’s Life

This interview takes a dive into the life of my mom, a hard-working English teacher who has had quite the life. You'll learn about someone who has had a ton of turns in her life, moved all over the place,...

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Dustin Mote and Danielle Mote

Dustin Mote (41) and Danielle Hoetmer Mote (41) remember the hallmarks of their 24 year relationship from courtship to breakups, proposal to their first child together.

Brandon M. Talks to Melveana M.

Brandon Morse talks to Melveana Moore about her memories and childhood with church, family and her life during the simpler times.

Interview with my mother talking about her trip to the White House

Spoke with my mother about her job as the deputy director of the children’s museum of manhattan, and how she got to go to the White House and speak about her work initiative with sam kass, who at the time...

Interview with my mother talking about her trip to the White House

Spoke with my mother about her job as the deputy director of the children’s museum of manhattan, and how she got to go to the White House and speak about her work initiative with sam kass, who at the time...

Life of Gonzalo Castro

We discussed national events that occurred throughout his lifetime and how he experienced them. He shed light on his views of said events.

PTSD and Me: How Poetry saved me from Suicide

Erika Land and Aissatou Sidime-Blanton discuss that PTSD the Erika suffered as part of her U.S. military service as a pharmacy technician and how poetry, and producing her one-woman play (“PTSD and Me/At ease. Not today PTSD.”), has helped her...

Interview with my aunt

We discussed a few questions about her life, for example memories she treasured and how she would like to be remembered. Sitting and talking with a loved one is always the best way to bond, no matter what you talk...

“I knew I was on dangerous ground:” Two men working to tell the story of a lifetime.

Fred and Craig talk about their five-year project to write Fred’s life story, a story with roots in the South during the Great Depression, and stops in the Army, the prize-fighting world, Harlem, Sing-Sing Prison, and Washington DC.

Dad growing up

Initial discussion with dad about growing up and meeting mom

Ilona Nanay talks to her mom, Julia Nanay, about coming to the U.S. and becoming a mom
September 18, 2019 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in September 2019, Ilona Nanay interviews her mom, Julia Nanay, about her experiences fleeing Hungary after the revolution in 1956 and starting a new life in the United States. She describes the values her parents taught...

"The moment when you run over the finish line as a team is one that you’ll never forget in your life." An interview with Thomas Zurbuchen

An inspiring physics teacher, a lesson on the Copernican Revolution, and an immense awe sparked by the night sky ignited a passion for learning and research for Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Dr. Zurbuchen shares...

“All conservation is local so, getting involved at a local scale, you’re much more likely to see results.” An interview with Stuart Weiss

“When you find yourself climbing San Bruno Mountain just south of San Francisco with a butterfly net collecting mission blue butterflies to repopulate on Earth Day, it doesn't get better than this.” Stuart Weiss is passionate about conservation ecology. He’s...

“The best part about science is that if you do an experiment and your hypothesis is wrong you just try again” An interview with Adeena Teres

Adeena Teres is a high school science teacher in Florida, although she tried a few different careers before following her passion for teaching. As a teacher, there are always opportunities to inspire students either into science careers or towards other...

“Learn from the wise women who came before you. Don't go it alone. They have lessons and support for you.” An interview with Kim Cobb

Kim Cobb loves being out in the field. She talks about the euphoria and passion she has for it, saying “It's like nothing I've ever experienced literally, and I've given birth to four children.” In this interview, she talks about...