Conversation with Mom

Background conversation with my mom to get an idea of her family heritage and my dads. And just where they grew up so we have that on record.

Interview with Blanche Hodde

Interview with Blanche Hodde about having parents who are immigrants, living during the Great Depression, working as a women and World War II.

Escaping from the Nazis

“My grandmother didn’t want to leave, and my mother, very bravely at age 24 went back to Prague and got her mother and her younger sister Mimi out of Prague with great difficulty… on the last train before Hitler marched...

Interviewing My Mother

Interview with my mother about who has influenced her life, family history, and her work history and experiences.

Steve Kovach shares the stories of his youthful romances, misbehavior, and the plans he had for the future.

The interview was conducted by Rebecca Kovach (16) who interviewed her father, Steve Kovach (53). It was recorded on November 23, 2018, one day before Steve’s 54th birthday. It took place in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in their Grandmothers house....

Sharon Strus: Selfless Mother, Former Catholic Nun, & Polka Accordion Star. The story of a life of humble choices & great outcomes.

Sharon’s storied life starts in Michigan, shipping off to the convent at age 13, finding herself in her 20s, then marrying a Polish bus driver in her 30s, and starting a new life chapter. Gain the wisdom of a woman...

Savannah Hill and her Grandpa Adolph Svec’s experiences from college, the military, and his family.

An interview with my grandfather about his experiences and reflections on his life during his different careers. He talks about his military life, teaching life, important people in his life, and the history of his parents and grandparents.

Learning more about my Slovakian mother

A story about my mother’s life growing up in communism and its the political/social effects, her work and educational background, and dabbles of small stories from her childhood, teenage years, and college life.