As for me, I have been actively involved in Havurah Shalom as a service leader for the past eight years.
It has been enjoyable, but I feel it has come time to retire. I have also been involved with the golf community and have served on the golf committee that oversees the golf operation. Linda and I have traveled as well to Europeand somewhat throughout
the southern United States and Midwest. To give you some idea how far it is to get out ofTexas, it takes us over five hours to reach the Louisiana border and over many more to reach New Mexico. When you travel inTexas a three hour ride to the next
largest city is a hop, skip, and jump. We are very fortunate to live here for the cultural community. Austin, which is 40 miles away, offers museums, the university, good restaurants, and theater. Georgetown has Southwestern University, the
oldest inTexas, and it was at the beginning of the Chisholm Trail. It has a great fine arts program and produces top quality musicals, dramas, and many recitals.
My family is scattered from Missourito Connecticut. My son, Scott,
and his family still live in Fairfieldand their children, Elena and Evan, still attend Fairfield schools. Elena attends middle school and Evan elementary. My daughter, Lisa, and her family live in Chesterfield, Missouri. Their children, Casey and Brett,
both attend middle school. Scott right now is working on a documentary about the Cape Cod League, the oldest baseball league for college students in the country.
Linda and I enjoy being here, but at times miss the changing of the seasons and the
seashore. I don’t miss the snow, and I am able to play golf almost all year. I try to follow what is going on back in Fairfield. I miss many of my colleagues, but I don’t miss teaching. Retirement is great (firstname.lastname@example.org).