Retirement or Reboot?

June was a flurry of retirement celebrations.  The district’s annual retirement party was held on the rooftop patio of the Community Foundation in Aptos.  It was a chilly foggy evening (of course it was, it’s Aptos!) and many of retired teachers came to celebrate with...

Flattery Will Get you Nowhere

As word of my retirement has spread among the adults in the school community many of them have reminisced with me about my longevity in the district.  I was recently reminded that I had an undergraduate work-study job at Santa Cruz Gardens a few years before my 1986...