Interviewing My Grammy

Talking to my grandma about her family and hardships in her life.

Tim Pratt and Hartley Newell-Acero

One Small Step partners Tim Pratt (57) and Hartley Newell-Acero (55) share a conversation about time spent in Texas, raising children, and their personal political values.

Dr. Hilda Ontiveros and Dr. Jesse Soledad Arrieta

Colleagues and wives, Dr. Hilda Ontiveros (41) and Dr. Jesse Soledad Arrieta (44), share a conversation about their roots, Chicana and Women’s Studies, and the importance of documenting oral history within their community. They also talk about their connection to...

“That is what big brother’s are for.”

Phat Lu met his art teacher after a year and relived their memories together of Phat’s older brother

Lecroy Rhyanes and Isaiah Rhyanes

Brothers LeCroy “Lee” Rhyanes Jr. [no age given] and Isaiah Rhyanes (25) talk about how Basketball in the Barrio has influenced their lives. They also talk about their connection to basketball, share memories of growing up, and their hopes for...

Mark C Bird and Ron Bird

Mark C Bird (62) and his father, Ron Bird (85), share a conversation about Ron’s varied career path, including making pizza, serving in the Air Force Reserve, and serving as a Texas legislator. They also discuss Ron's early years and...

Dennis Waldrop and Annette Block-Valdivia

One Small Step partners Dennis Waldrop (66) and Annette Block-Valdivia (57) talk about their concerns for the future of their local community, Grand Marais, Minnesota. They share worries about housing, jobs, and healthcare and also talk about the importance of...

My Greatest Childhood Memory

On November 20th, 2018, Nora DeLeon Shared The Story Of how she won first place in many poetry contests.

Carolyn Osborn and Donna Schloss

Carolyn Osborn (74) interviews her friend Donna Schloss (78) about Donna's career as a nurse, her travels throughout the world, and her work with the U.S. State Department.

Robert T. Melvin and Manuela Velasquez

Robert T. Melvin (45) has a conversation with his new friend and conversation buddy Manuela Velasquez (23) about his upbringing, lessons from his grandfather, growing up in Houston, Texas, and the miracles of his life and career. He also talks...

Jason Moore and his sister Lily Moore talk about Lily's accomplishments.

In this interview, conducted on May 19th 2022 in Corpus Christi, Texas, Jason Moore interviews his sister Lily Moore about the things she has accomplished in her gymnastics, Destination Imagination career, and other stories from their childhood.

Glenda Bustillos and Destiny Guerra

Friends Glenda Bustillos (22) and Destiny Guerra (24) discuss their work in voter and student engagement at the University of Texas at El Paso and the lessons they have learned from their work.

Lessons and Memories With My Dad

In this summary I asked my dad who is 65 years old some questions about his life and also questions about my life. He shared a lot about his life and my life as well in this interview.

thanksgiving interview

i talked about her life and childhood and how things affected her etc. She was really great about keeping eye contact. She was able to answer most of the question.

Varshini Ganesh and her sister Shivani Srividya talk about their life moments and growing experiences.

In this interview, conducted on December 2nd, 2017 in Plano, Texas, Shivani Srividya talks about her childhood. Varshini Ganesh and Shivani Srividya being sisters talk about them growing up together. She talks about her memories and vivid imaginations as what...

Interview with Blake Weichert
November 29, 2022 App Interview

Today I, Grayson Weichert, 14, spoke with Blake Weichert, 54, my father, about his memories throughout his life, from the cherished to the dreaded.

James Angerstein and Jessica Angerstein

Jessica Angerstein (41) asks her dad, James Angerstein (81), about his life, including memories of growing up in El Paso, his work as a music teacher, and his time serving in the Army. The two also reflect on their family...

Dario Toffenetti and Carrie Bagg

Dario Louis Toffenetti (93) shares memories about his childhood, parents, and family with his daughter, Carolynn "Carrie" Louise Toffenetti Bagg (62). Dario also shares stories of working with his dad in the restaurant industry and talks about his relationship with...

Rachel Delgado and Cynthia Rodriguez-Martinez

Friends and colleagues Rachel Delgado (73) and Cynthia "Cindy" Rodriguez-Martinez (70) talk about Seniors In Play, storytelling, their passions, their upbringings, and their childhood memories in San Antonio, Texas.

Mazie Canyon White and George D. Halls

Grandfather George D. White (88) and granddaughter Mazie Canyon White (27) discuss George's long and storied life.

Dr. Dudley Harris and Cindy Vondrak

Husband and wife, Dr. Dudley Harris (80) and Cindy Vondrak (71), discuss Dr. Harris starting the first outpatient ophthalmology surgical center in the state of Texas. They also discuss Japanese pottery, ceramics and using photography as philanthropy.

What was Life like Growing Up?

Today I'm here with Andy Blake, my foster father and I'm going to ask him a few questions about what life's like growing up.