Mike Ellis: Growing up in and around Carmen Idaho.

Ranch life and growing up in nature in the 50’s and 60’s. (Picture: Dick and Mike Ellis at The Ore Cash Mill, July 1960)

What is Religion to You? With Saoirse Gaulocher
February 11, 2022 App Interview

Saoirse and I explore concepts behind spiritual beliefs, personal stories and spiritual evolution, being a part of a greater whole, and existential moments with nature. Conducted inside an Anthropology/Archaeology Professor's office with a syphilitic skeleton (for context at the end...

Bringing Nature to Denver's Homeless Shelters

This interview is with Laura who used to work at the Delores Project. She shares the positive benefits bringing nature into homeless shelters has on the people who utilize them.

Interview with Alexus Tate

Alexus and I talked about her experience of moving to Knoxville from Crossville, Tennessee and living in East Tennessee. We also talked about Appalachian stereotypes and her experience of them as well as some of the reasons that she loves...

“I just can’t stay away from small children.” -Mrs. Hega; a family woman.

Mrs Hega was My preschool teacher, and loves archaeology and wants to see the world. She has two sons whom she loves deeply, and loves small children. She just can't stay away from them.

Blake Hensley, mother Jennifer Hensley, and grandmother Susan Reynolds talk about life as a teenager.

Blake talks to his grandmother, asking about historical events that affected her, how living in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex during the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was like, and how writing fulfills the desires of the writer.

What does nature mean to you?

This interview looks at connections to nature with a focus on mental health.

The Evolution of the Mountain Man: Episode 3 of 3

The last of three podcasts that aims to look at the American mountain men of the fur trade and their lasting impact on the town of Jackson Hole and the American West as a whole. This episode still has interviews...

Carly and “Science Kid” Brady

Carly Montez interviews her 5 year old son, Brady, about his experiences in nature during summer 2020.

Janet Hamiln and Alex Wu

Andover Stories of American Identity: a conversation with Janet Hamlin about her extraordinary childhood and life that gives her perspective to be compassionate and passionate.

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Barbara (Bunny) Sims and Bruce Sims

Barbara (Bunny) Sims (73) and her husband, Bruce Sims (74), remember Bunny's father and the role he played in World War II while serving in the U.S. Navy. They also discuss their family, their careers, and the places they've lived.

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Interviewing my mother about the importance of place and nature.

Chaos: Branden Bernheimer

Branden Bernheimer talks about how she grew from her family life and how she became a better person in the end.

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Lawson Leonard Delony III and Lawson Delony

Lawson Leonard Delony III (63) interviews his father, Lawson L. Delony Jr. (92), on his birthday. They also celebrate Lawson Leonard Delony III's 50 year anniversary since first being diagnosed with cancer.

Riyaan's Interview

Riyaan talks about how he missed nature amid the COVID 19 and staying at home. He was home schooled for two months due to the pandemic and realized how important was the teacher's role in their education. He also tells...

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Martha Mathews, Ann Wells, and PJ Pronger

Siblings, PJ Pronger (67), Martha Mathews (68) and Ann Wells (75), recall their upbringing on their family ranch in Texas.

Morgan and Sam discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Sam shared different ways that he copes with stress or anxiety surrounding the climate crisis. We discussed feasible ways that individuals can take action in the present moment to promote their well-being and combat attentional fatigue. Sam suggested that neighborhoods...

Nathan Buck and Therese Lewandowski

Nathan Buck, Providence Volunteer Program Supervisor, has an in-depth conversation with Therese Lewandowski, about his spiritual journey from being a midwest, gay alter boy in a Catholic school to an openly gay, happily married manager for a Catholic organization. Nathan...

Interview with my dad

My dad grew up in Oceanside New York and has always loved nature and having fun. He started his own business and feels people should always be kind to one another.