Where grandparents share their stories of growing up and growing old
About the Project
A few years ago, I decided to interview my grandparents for a sort of oral history archive, something to look back on in years to come. I was one of only a few of my friends to know all four of my grandparents into my adulthood.
Like many well-intentioned plans, the idea to record the stories of my maternal and paternal grandparents fell by the wayside. Over the next few years, I would visit them without a recorder in-hand.
In 2020, my world, like everyone else's, suddenly looked very different. I was living in a pandemic, yes, but I also lost my paternal grandmother suddenly. All I could think about in the days after my final visit with her was the typical stuff one contemplates after someone dies: the holidays and life events you will now have without them, the memories, the things you will never have a chance to ask.
So I decided it was time for me to record my grandparents' stories and collect others in the process. Thus, The Grand Project podcast was born.
Meet Your Host,
Hello, I'm Kitty, the creator and current host of The Grand Project. When I'm not behind the mic, I am a marketing professional. I've always loved storytelling, and one of my strongest convictions is that everyone has a story to tell.