Kit Collins ’66

Last October, Cam Spaulding (1992) led Redgie Collins (2007) and three old guys (1966)–John Stokes, Art Spaulding, and me–on a mild backpacking trip from Horseshoe Meadows into the Kern River Canyon of Sequoia National Park. Even though Cam had humped in food and beverages in advance, it was quite a high altitude adventure. The cuisine […]

Norman Livermore ’66

Our big news is that our daughter, Whitney CdeP 2004, has now changed her teaching career back to the West Coast and has just returned to Thacher to teach European and American History to 9th and 11th graders! So after four years of many trips down to Ojai to watch her play basketball for the […]

Coulter Huyler ’66

Three years ago Coulter Huyler completed the traditional Tibetan Buddhist 3 Year Retreat at Kagyu Thubten Choling in Wappinger’s Falls, New York. The Abbot, Lama Norlha Rinpoche guided the first such retreats outside of Tibet and conferred on all retreat graduates the title of “Lama,” thereby authorizing them to teach in the Buddhist tradition. Since […]

Doug Grimes ’66

I finished my Ph.D at UC Irvine in 2008 and immediately shifted focus to caring for my father, then my mother, at their retirement home near New Haven, CT. During that time, I started developing a large educational software system to make learning more game-like and interactive for students, while providing educators with real-time assessments. […]