William Lowry and Nicole Planken discuss preparing for the climate emergency
November 15, 2021 App Interview

Nicole and I have a conversation regarding the climate crisis and resource descent. Drawing from both personal experience and class materials, Nicole shares her findings on how to keep calm and carry on.

Judy Schumacher & Sam Garrett discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Judy Schumacher (76) talks with her granddaughter Sam (21) about her, her family's and her community's plans and preparations (or lack thereof) in anticipation of local climate emergencies. Judy resides in a rural neighborhood that is more locally self-sufficient than...

Mish and Esti discuss local food

Mish and Esti talk about food systems status quo and ways to improve it

Jana Boster interviews her grandmother Judy Andrews about her socialization as a girl and treatment as an older woman.

In this interview, conducted in November 2021, Jana Boster (25) interviews her grandmother Judy Andrews (66) about her experiences throughout life as a girl and woman. Judy talks about the messages she received on how to behave growing up. She...

Sister Barbara on Nuns & Nones

Katie and Sister Barbara discuss how they created Nuns & Nones in Grand Rapids, and the future of religious life.

Tony Pardi talks about his childhood in Malta during World War II and his job search in the U.S.

In this interview, recorded on November 25, 2018 in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Catherine Pardi (16) interviews Tony Pardi (89) about his childhood in Malta during World War II. Mr. Pardi speaks on behalf of the struggles he and many others...

William Hersel Van Andel

Interview with my step-father Bill Van Andel, discussing his life, our relationship, history, the world, forestry, logging, and making choices, some good and bad.

Larry Green Sr.(73) tells Alex Green(16) about his life and his family.

Alex Green (16) interviews his grandpa Larry Green (73) about his life and family. Larry tells about his love for Jesus and his family. Some humorous moments throughout. One good heart felt moment at about 6:39 minutes. Sorry for the...

My Calvin Story Daniel CG

Alex Yang interviewed me. He was such a great curious interviewer. He got to learn a lot about me.

The Great Holiday Listen: Traveling Actress/Dancer

How did two twin girls from the sleepy suburbs of 1920s Kalamazoo Michigan go on to act in New York, dance in Puerto Rico, and end up on the Andy Williams Christmas Show? On January 4, 2020, Harrison Williams sat...

Yaktown Laisly: My Story

The story of how I wanted to become a part of the movement

An Interview About My Mom's life and Mine.

16 year old Tristen McMillan has a lovely not very short interview with his mother, Brandi. They have this interview in the car after getting home at the end of November 2023. Brandi shares tales of her sibling and her...

3 Generations Baking and Talking Together

Three generation of Winchell women chat about Camilla's early life and family history while baking Christmas cookies and watching a snowstorm.

Mother and son

Just a son interviewing his mother learning more about her life and how mine influenced hers.

Tuberculosis to COVID: Public Health in one woman’s lifetime

Interview with Patricia Harkaway (age 93) about communicable diseases (tuberculosis, polio, and COVID) in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Love and Loss: (Episode II: The Life and Times of Thomas Henry Sheffler)

This is a conversation about an enduring love, an unspeakable loss and a grandfather's legacy. My husband and I sat with his father Tom, as he remembers the love of his life, Bunny Sheffler. Today marks the second year anniversary...

Mother and son discuss what Christmas was like as a child

I interviewed my mom on Christmas and what it was like for her growing up. I learned alot about how she feels about holidays as and what she thinks would make them better. Talks about her favorite traditions and most...