"We were sisters, opposites in behavior, but we never argued"

This interview was conducted by Julia Sweeny (16). She talks with her nana (grandmother) and her sister (grand aunt) they discussed many components to personal childhood, parenthood, and now life. This interview includes many stories from childhood of growing up...

Mother and Daughter Talk About Growing Up

My mother and I discussed many things in this interview, but the most important to me was the way she talked about her family. She spoke about how her mother was one of the most important people in her life,...

Interview with a Food Elder

Carol Ann Sweeney discusses baking Christmas cookies with her mom, grandmother, and children.

A Plate of Cookies

A son interviews his mother about her life and wisdom, and the two share some laughs along the way.

Interview with a Food Elder

Carol Ann Sweeney aged 49. She discusses making Christmas cookies with her mom and what that means to her family.

Grandma’s Kisses

Dr. Audrey Kramen Gordon (age 88) shares with her long-time friend Anne Rooney (age 71) stories of her Grandma’s love and legacy, as demonstrated through her Friday night Sabbath meals, and especially through Grandma’s cookies made with Hershey’s kisses. Audrey...

My friend Jaden

Jaden and Rachael discuss a lifelong friendship and the struggles they have been through together, and Jaden’s mental health adventures.