Christopher Carpenter ’58

I retired in 2000 after 30 years with the United Nations having worked in the Congo, Malaysia, China, Japan, Somalia, Vietnam and Russia. Upon retirement I set up a foundation which builds small-scale infrastructure projects in the Central Highlands of Vietnam and, over the past 5 years, primary and secondary schools in North Korea. Having […]

C. Derek Anderson ’58

Pat & I recently attended a Memorial for Dave Brubeck at St. John the Divine in Manhattan. Many Jazz greats performed Dave’s works, including a stirring eulogy by Tony Bennett. (It also happened to be our 40th anniversary). We’d gotten to know Dave through ownership of a bar in Lake Almanor that originated in his […]

Bill Wheeler ’58

“Different places on the face of the earth have different vital effluences, different vibrations, different chemical exhalations, different polarity, with different stars: Call it what you like, but the spirit of place is a great reality.” Well… Ok… that’s a bit overblown, but what do you expect from D.H. Lawrence? But it is true. I […]