Golfing provides healthy outlet for retired teachers Sat, Apr 12 2014 12:00 PM

Editor’s note: Richard Peņa is on vacation. This column first appeared on April 9, 2004.On a Monday morning in early January of 1979, a former colleague, Don Chamberlin, and I played a round of golf at one of the North County courses.
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A welcome change

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Celebrating cleanliness and the garden

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Luck in the city

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Working to restore dignity

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