Reflecting on the Holidays

Talking to my mother about how she celebrated the holidays when she was a kid.

Ethnic lit final

Joaquin shares his story about what Christmas means to him. Especially living in two different kinds of environments he is able to compare and reflect on what Christmas truly means to him.

Steve Desroches and Scott Martino

Steve Desroches (48) talks to Scott Martino (51) about Kook, a legendary and wild weekly party in Provincetown, Massachusetts co-founded by Martino that ran for 15 years. His dogs Dolly and Perry make themselves known occassionally.

Steve Desroches, Sarah Souto and Benjamin Souto

Steve Desroches (48) talks to his cousins Sarah Souto (10) and Benjamin Souto (6) about Christmas, Santa Claus and what they love most about the holidays. In a subsequent recording Sarah plays her favorite Christmas song on the flute.

Matthew Palmer interviews father John Palmer about childhood and past experiences.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Matthew Palmer (17) interviews his father John Palmer (54) about his childhood, teenage, and college years. John tells about Christmas with his mother. He also shares what his first...

The Great Listen ft Mom

Conversation with my mom about parents and her life growing up in Miami.

My Interview with Joshua Slocum

He grew up surrounded by the ocean being the oldest of three. Joshua Slocum enjoys Christmas and the summer. He remembers playing baseball and being called “Squashua” and “JJ”. His favorite childhood vacation was going to Disney World with his...


The things talking about with my grandma n mom was they childhood life and the most difficult thing you have to go through.

My grandma

I asked her questions about our Steinert side of the family

Why my mom was not an angel in the Christmas pageant

The title is self explanatory but the story has a element of preschool womens lib.

Amber Montez interviews her Grandma

I asked my grandma questions about her past and her favorite memories. She was initially shy to the topic of an interview, but eventually warmed up to it.

Nancy Sills and Jim Sills

Spouses Nancy Sills, (67) and Jim Sills (67), sit down to preserve some memories for their children and their grandchildren. They describe the strong communities they each grew up in, share their favorite stories about various family members, and reflect...

Joseph and Gloria Lyons: Christmas Memories

Joe (92) and Gloria (94) Lyons talk about Christmas memories with their daughters, Kathy and Chris. Mom was very nervous and had the giggles; Dad loves the spotlight.

School Project for Thanksgiving

Best memories of Christmas and embarrassing moments and Dave Chappelle

Xmas interview 1

Tried to ask her a question from the book

Interview with Opa: Childhood Christmas

Interview with my 93 year old father. His Christmas at 10 years old.

The Most Important Moments In Life

In this interview, Evelyn, my grandmother, talked about her childhood memories and how she learned how to use her patience. The one thing she said was “never ever step down.” This phrase means you can be anything you want to...