Russell Callander ’59

In my recently published book “Jottings of a Geriatric Judge” I acknowledged Jack Huyler:“The late John S. (Jack) Huyler, M.A., teacher, writer, diarist, horse whisperer and friend, at the Thacher School, Ojai, California, for recommending me to jot.”He did just that. And my treasured copy of his “The Stamp of the School” was exactly that […]

Anderson Clark ’04

For those near the San Diego area, or just passing through, I’d love for you to come visit either of my restaurants! I’m humbled to say that my first restaurant, Common Stock, has remained open for business every day this year, serving free meals to those experiencing economic uncertainty, while finding tremendous support from those […]

Kirk Kirkham ’50

Wife, Katherine, and I have been sheltering in place in San Francisco (and Bolinas) since March and complying meticulously with Covid-19 protocols. But come 4th of July we couldn’t resist our traditional adventure to camp and hike in a particularly wild, rugged and isolated part of the Big Sur area to which we have special […]

Annie Wallace ’85

It was great to “see” everyone during our class “Zoom union.” The last few months have been spent re tooling myself for teaching French online. I’m truly hoping we can find a way to function with kids in school without seeing Covid-19 surges. Very grateful to be able to head outdoors and spend time in […]

Sam Wright ’48 and CdeP 1948

A nice note from Charlton Lewis saying he was happy to read our class notes in the latest Thacher magazine about our 70th reunion, saying it was a little too far for him. Charlton and Roxane are living in a community in Redding Connecticut, outside of Stamford, conveniently located, he says, about an hour from […]

Nicholas Cunningham ’46

Greetings from this very proud of Thacher alumnus! Why? – continued excellence of Thacher, 73 years later; – high rate of scholarship assisted admissions; – high rate of non-white admissions; – continued appreciation of the horse as faculty; – selection of a graduate, ex faculty & female as principal; – obviously forward looking mission! Pride […]

Bill McNabb ’54

Bill McNabb in Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame On October 5, 2018, Bill McNabb, CdeP 1954, was inducted into the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Paso Robles. Bill has long been famous at Thacher for the photo of him picking up an orange at a […]