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“How do you feel”, “tell me more” and other smart interview questions.

How to answer questions. The second in a series on podcasting.

“It was 1992. The closing days of the Presidential campaign and I was beginning to get a name for myself. 784 more words


The Things That Matter Most

This profile was written as part of the “Writing To Be Heard” course at Georgetown University in April 2017.

Every Friday morning, listeners to NPR’s  3,132 more words



Everyone has a story. And every face carries that story the best one can. I could never hide my story very well and my face would always show it, wearing my heart on my sleeve like they say, I am pretty much an open book, these days more than ever. 571 more words

Life After Bianka

Lessons we can all learn from Great-Grandma Silvia

Every now and then, the internet makes it possible for us to stumble across wonderful gifts and treasures. This is a beautifully animated recording of a woman, Ellaraino, recalling her first meeting with her 106-year-old great-grandmother, created by the wonderful… 53 more words


A Mother Forgives Her Son's Killer

Today I read a story about a woman named Mary Johnson and her relationship with a man named Oshea Johnson (article at https://storycorps.org/listen/mary-johnson-and-oshea-israel/).

Here’s a brief synopsis of the story: One night in 1993, a fight broke out between Oshea and Mary’s son, who went by the name Laramiun. 601 more words

Interviewing David Wilson

To listen to my interview, click here.

This is David Wilson! I’d like to preface this interview by saying that even though David and I went to high school together, we were only acquaintances throughout those years because of our age difference. 425 more words