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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Retired teacher
Location Quincy, MA, United States
Introduction Worked 4 years after HS, at Boston College, attended evening college. Tried nursing school. LPN. Medical secretary, MGH. Epiphany 1983 -- be a teacher!! Returned to college 1984. Taught in alternative schools a few years. ESL teacher 10 years. Burned out last 2 years as job developer. Began Fr. Maurice Dullea SJ athletic scholarship at BC. Our Lady of Good Counsel choir. Worked for eye doctors till 4/2010, retired, making more time for this project. Also helped with HS 50th reunion 2011 by finding classmates (Milton HS '61). Member Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UMass Boston, classes in blogging and PowerPoint to communicate my plans. Went to England to visit family 2013 (Ibiza, Spain, too). Did 2 episodes of QATV show "Gateway to Science: Sports and Games" 2014. May 2014-pres, at Quincy Center for Innovation. There I helped run South Shore Science Festival 2015, 2016 (Cambridge Science Festival event). Brought "Gateway to Science" to BC FanFest 2015. To LA Feb 2016 to visit family.
Interests Music, rowing, walking, reading, history, writing, dancing, Boston College, Bridgewater State College class of 1987, Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligence, ice cream, Kilroy was here, Friends of Souther Tide Mill
Favorite Movies A Thousand Clowns, Oliver, The Sound of Music, Trading Places, A Night at the Opera, Back to the Future, A Fish Called Wanda
Favorite Music Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21, classic rock, roots of R&R, blues, classical, harp, guitar, piano, Elvis, Beatles, harmonizing
Favorite Books Books: Brave New World; Authors: Daphne du Maurier; Genre: Time travel, Westerns and Western romances; Children's (esp. like Make Way for Ducklings)