Podcast

Episode 22 – Adrienne Bard

Freeville, NY
Born 1935

“She said, ‘I don’t know if that’s legal or not,’ [about the wringer washer]… I don’t know if she’d ever seen one.”

Adrienne is the grandmother of my friend, and that is how we got connected.  During her interview, she showed great concern for our diminishing communities.  Is it because of technology?

Episode 10 – Sister Ardeth Plattie, OP

Baltimore, MD
Born 1936

“If life is this short, let me do it well.”

Sister Ardeth is a Dominican Nun, part of the Marywood Sisterhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Today she curates and cares for the oldest Catholic cemetery in Baltimore, as well as cultivates orchards and vegetable gardens from which 130 local families are fed.  She has led a life of activism and peace spreading, and has a lot to say about community.