Tag Archives: adulthood


Berkeley Senior Steps

Context: The informant was reminiscing on traditions at her high school, Berkeley High in Berkeley, California. The senior steps were a major part of the folklore at her high school. Piece: So in high school, there were these like these stairs, these steps with like a bench on them and we called them the senior… Continue Reading »

Mince and Tatties

Context: I conducted this interview over the phone, the subject was born and raised in Scotland before moving to England, Canada, the United States, then to Northern Ireland, and, finally, back to the United States. I knew she continued to practice certain traditions which were heavily present in her childhood and wanted to ask her… Continue Reading »

A Portland Christmas (Adulthood)

Informant Info: The informant is a 22-year-old male who was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and comes from a Catholic family. He currently is a senior at USC and is very into half-marathon and marathon racing. Interview Transcript Interviewer: As an adult, what are you Christmas traditions like now? Where we’ve changed our Christmas Eve… Continue Reading »

The Great Norwegian Graduation Rager

“So in Norway, when we graduate high school, we have this tradition that the two weeks leading up to our, um, independence day, um, we essentially do college in two weeks. And by that we, uh, everyone essentially has like a startup company where they fund, they get money and they work and they buy… Continue Reading »

Drinking Game

Snappa Played with: 4 people, one glass of beer each, two pieces of die Rules: go until one team gets to 7 points. each glass is put a hand with apart from edge of table. Each person must say “snappa” before they throw the dice. You must throw one die up in the air and… Continue Reading »