Kelly Anderson and Jean Ballantyne Anderson

Kelly Anderson (55) talks with her mother Jean Ballantyne Anderson (86) about her childhood, her parents, and their life as a family together.

Gina Livingston and Decio Rubano

Gina Livingston (40) interviews her father Decio "Dez" Rubano (91) about the role playing drums in bands and orchestras has had in his life, and Dez relates many stories about the interesting experiences he has had as a result of...

John’s Birthday August 4 2023

John Harcourt 66 years old and wife Jody Gliserman/Harcourt. Life from Montreal to California.

My Dad – A Story of a Gujarati Canadian Refugee from Uganda

In 1971 East Asians were expelled from Uganda and a few lucky Indian families were accepted as refugees to Canada. This is the story of my father for future generations of our family.

Growing up in Quebec as an American

Interviewing my mother, who moved to Quebec at 6 weeks old, and back the U.S. at 17 years old.

My Mom’s Stories

This is about my moms stories of her as a child and her relatives plus what she passed on to us

The big listen

Michelle Bear is a project manager at an architecture firm in Saint Louis. She also works out of offices in Chicago and Toronto and has spent much of her career traveling to places like Pakistan, Mexico, Italy, France, and many...


I learned a lot about my grandmother. I found out how live back then.

Hannah Mitchell and Arlene El-Amin

One Small Step conversation partners Hannah Mitchell [no age given] and Arlene El-Amin [no age given] discuss growing up in Montreal and Chicago. They also discuss their Unitarian and Muslim beliefs and the ways that their beliefs are similar.

Kami Timm and Liz Wessel

Kami shares with her friend and colleague Liz about what brought her to nursing and where she has been in both her career and her personal life. She talks about nursing being her calling and her personal experiences that impacted...

Denise Dauplaise and Michael Dauplaise

Siblings Denise (55) and Michael Dauplaise (60) talk about an exciting trip they took to the East Coast and then Canada to see the Olympics during the country's bicentennial in 1976.