Louraiseal McDonald and Toni Trees

Louraiseal McDonald (45) and Toni Trees (74) are two strangers who sat down for a One Small Step Conversation. They talk about lessons learned from their mothers, their love of their professions, and the importance of black history.

Neha Viradia and her great uncle Ashok Balar talk about life lessons and more in Flemington, New Jersey

In this interview conducted in Novermber 23, 2017 in Flemington, New Jersey, Neha Viradia (14) interviews her great uncle Ashok Balar about his life lessons, family and work. He shares his memories and journey as an immigrant from in India...

New England Scenic Trail Memoir: Harry and Susie Sharbaugh: Stumbling on a piece of Trail to piecing the trail together- Sect 16

Harry and Susie Sharbaugh have always loved the outdoors and traveling to National Parks. Little did they know that the land they built their home upon would one day have a piece of National Trail slip through it. Full of...

"…Can one be friends with someone with a different political ideology? Ms Link shares her experience about her life and encounters"

Stephanie Stephens interviews Annabel Link for a college project and learns about each other. The basis of the topics discussed in this interview involves one's experiences, life journey, and memories. The theme is centered around "memories", reviewing our life lived...

Kathleen O’Dell and Jim O’Dell

Spouses, Kathleen O'Dell (68) and Jim O'Dell (74), share a conversation about how they first met, their favorite ways to spend time together, and how their own distinct personalities have complemented each other over time.

Elaina Behounek and Arlene Baker

One Small Step conversation partners Elaina Behounek (41) speaks to Arlene Baker (68) about the history of politics and sex education.

Interview with Ken Wise

Ken and I talked about his time living in East Tennessee from hiking in the Smokies as a young boy to moving from Georgia to go to school at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville to working as a librarian...

Carly Robinson and Brian Ball

Brian Ball (15) interviews his camp counselor and supervisor Carly Robinson (39). Carly talks to Brian about her love for the outdoors and her passion for teaching summer camp. Carly also opens up about being bullied during in her childhood.

Lou Ann Johnson and Joan Young

Friends and fellow North Country Scenic Trail hikers Lou Ann Johnson (72) and Joan Young (74) talk about their experiences on the trail. Lou Ann was one of the first people to test hike the trail, and Joan was the...

Scott Taylor and Nealy Ambron

One Small Step partners Scott Taylor (29) and Nealy Ambron (41) share a conversation about their time in the military. Scott also talks about his experience navigating his identity, questioning the beliefs he was raised with, and coming out to...

Nick Brothers interview with David Lyons

Talking with my good friend and roommate Nick Brothers. Talking about his adventurious and outdoorsy side. Touched upon family and personal life as well.

Why I Hike

My dad, McCallie, talks about how he got into hiking, some of his favorite memories in nature, and why he loves being in nature.