Clemente Cohen keeps busy in retirement with traveling, volunteering, attending lectures on politics and current events, and spending time with his twin 10-year-old grandsons. From April to June, Suzanne Hodes exhibited six paintings at the Brook House in Brookline, Massachusetts, as part of its newly launched Exhibiting Artists program. Suzanne is a member of the Denman Waldo Ross Society at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which honors individuals, corporations and foundations whose support helps the museum enhance and grow its collections. Susan Kahn has published a book, “Best Spelling Choices, Sensible Spelling Secrets,” which explains phonetic strategies that can help improve spelling. David Koulack wrote a book, “Marvin’s Novel,” about a bullied man who learns to stand up for himself and take control of his destiny. For his 80th birthday, David gave up driveway basketball. He writes, “I’ve been playing it forever with my sons, grandsons and their friends, but last year when they started letting me have uncontested shots at the basket, and even cheered if a shot happened to go in, I knew it was time to hang up my sneakers.” Barry Snider is retired and has lived in Arizona for 20 years. Last fall, Robert Weiner taught a course, Global Issues in the Trump Era, at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Hawai’i. He also teaches online courses on global affairs at UMass Boston.
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