Cleo Wilson and Bob Roth

Cleo Francine Wilson (77) speaks to her partner Bob Roth (74) about her first experience at a camp traveling outside of her Chicago West Side neighborhood, and feeling a "fish out of the water" after her trip.

Lindsey Halman and Tonya Trub

One Small Step conversation partners Lindsey Halman (44) and Tonya Trub (47) spend an hour discussing the experience of raising a single child, the differences between equity and equality, and the ways that faith inform their political perspective.

Kathleen Gaffney and Theresa Fiorino

One Small Step partners Kathleen Gaffney (63) and Theresa Fiorino (48) talk about the state of the American news media, their personal political values, and the experiences that helped shape their political views over time.

Interview with George Merkel; Coach and Cheif of Police

My Interview with George Merkel, a former Army guardsman and current Cheif of Police in Vergennes Vermont. He is also my Lineman Coach for football.

Lauren & Gary Howe: "Hold up your hand. How many fingers do you have? If you die & have that many people in your life, you're a wealthy man"

Lauren Howe (29) talks with her dad, Gary Howe (70) about his childhood growing up in Western Massachusetts, his experience in the military during the Vietnam War, meeting his wife (Theresa Howe), and his naturalist and artistic tendencies throughout the...

Rik Palieri & Lisa Perna Thanksgiving Stories, tears laughs & prayers.

Rik Palieri: 2021-11-25 14:09:51 age 66 interviewing his sister Lisa Perna age 55 on Thanksgiving. In this interview, we shared family stories of past Thanksgiving celebrations. We Talked about how Lisa was in the Macy day parade and one thanksgiving...

Gary Ross and Dan Ross

Gary (38) and Dan (50) talk about their relationship under Don't Ask Don't tell (DADT), their wedding seconds after the law was repealed and life after making their relationship public.

Interviewing Lorna Brown

Lorna Brown, lifelong Vermonter, talks about her experience growing up during WWII and differences between her life and the lives of her grandchildren

Alexis McClean and Krista Marzewski

One Small Step conversation partners Alexis McClean (68) and Krista Marzewski (53) talk about addiction & recovery; better care for veterans; and how to come together in the midst of an ongoing pandemic.

interviewing my mom

In this interview my mom thought of two of her most influential people in her life.

Surviving a historic Vermont flood

Matt Commo (55) and Ann Commo (53) live in Waterbury, Vermont which on July 10th-11th experienced historic flooding. They share the flood’s impacts on them, their story of rebuilding, and their perspectives on the future living in a floodplain.

Interviewing my super young, glowing, Grandfather

Sara McCusker, 15 years old, interviewed her grandfather Joseph McCusker, 88, at his home in Manchester, Vermont. Sara wanted to know about his childhood, youth, and adulthood, including what he remembers about raising her father.

Clay Pope and Dara Van Laanen

One Small Step participants Clay Pope (52) and Dara Van Laanen (64) talk about their families, their career, and their experiences living in Oklahoma.

daily rambledote with Alice Mae
December 31, 2022 App Interview

LiannaTennal (42), interviews Alice Mae, her daughter, about the Daily Antidote of Song and other musical topics.

Interview with Grandpa

Interviewing my grandfather about his experiences living in New Hampshire compared to Vermont.

Steve’s Vermont housing in 1972

Steve describes himself as a hippie during his youth. This story tells about free lodging he stumbled into in the early 70s.