How many years have you worked at Oak Grove?
Why do you work at Oak Grove?
I am inspired by Krishnamurti’s teachings and happy to be a part of their application through education.
What is a quote that inspires your approach to your job.
“Nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile” —Robert Hunter
Where is your special spot on campus?
Among the fruit trees.
Coffee or Tea?
Tea, especially of the Chai variety.
What makes an Oak Grove education unique?
I think Krishnamurti’s spirit.
What outdoor experience has been most impactful for you?
My hiking in the Eastern Sierras, walking Ventura River trails (especially during the pandemic), swimming.
The best live music performance/concert you ever attended is …
Bob Dylan at Irvine Meadows. His solo set was so powerful as to command the attention of even those of us who were far, far in the back of the crowd.
Which teacher in your life affected you greatly? How?
My high school Physics teacher whose ideas about the planet and the human predicament still ring true.
Person (dead or alive, famous or not) that you’d most like to share a meal with.
This changes, today it’s Lucille Ball
Name a place you’ve always wanted to visit, but haven’t yet.
The Galapagos Islands
How many Patagonia clothing items do you own? How many are you wearing now?
Three and one