Peter Nielsen ’71

How we spent our time in lockdown. We accepted a request from the Ojai Retreat, next to the Krotona Institute, to caretake the vacated cottages. We picked a room as compensation and we weeded, mowed, blew and cleaned for weeks. We enjoyed one of the most beautiful views of the Valley including looking up to […]

Justin Grant ’97

I recently published my first book entitled: “Business & Spirituality ~ Secrets of Personal, Professional, & Planetary Evolution.” The work offers a pragmatic path for truth seekers in the global era. The textual content is brought to life with over fifty inspiring images and illustrative diagrams. It speaks to a wide audience: thought leaders, knowledge […]

Charlton Lewis ’48

I was deeply saddened by the recent death of our classmate Bud Lester. Bud and I roomed together on the third floor of the Upper School. We were both on the gymkhana team. We camped together on extra day trips in the Sespe. And much else. Bud may have been the most popular guy in […]

Rodd Kelsey ’85

Greetings fellow Toads. In these uncertain times, I hope everyone is doing as well as possible and staying healthy. We are doing fine and while my wife works in healthcare, we’ve avoided any direct impacts so far. I’m still living in Sacramento after 17 years. I continue to work for The Nature Conservancy, now leading […]