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Janet (Carpenter) Garrett

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TIM-17, JASON-14 

B.S. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES  

VOLUNTEER WORK WITH KIDS; CHEVRON RESEARCH, SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE  

NEEDLEWORK, HUNTING, FISHING, SKIING, SAILING (BOATING IN GENERAL),CAMPING  

RAISING A GOAT IN MY KITCHEN  

FINALLY GRADUATING FROM COLLEGE (8 YEARS); PASSING CELESTIAL NAVIGATION CLASS; HELMSMAN IN A NATIONAL BOAT RACE 

AROUND THE U.S. FOR BOAT RACING 

EVERYTHING I HAVEN'T DONE 

Six 

Here in Texas 

BS in Biological Sciences from Cal State Hayward 

Not yet 

Identification of larval fish and invertabrates 

Worked almost 30 years for Chevron, initially in basic additives research and then in quality assurance, locally, nationally and then globally. I insured that products made globally had the same formulation and properties from every manufacturing site. I also dealt with any customer complaints initially from local customer and then from the larger global customers. 

Yes 

November 30, 2008 

Two boys, well they are men now. Tim is 48 this year and Jason is 45 

Two grandchildren. Elsa will be 16 in October and Ian will be 13 in November 

None yet 

Canada, Mexico, England, France, Holland, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan 

Singapore 

Graduated with y'all. Married in 1968 to Wes Jay Carpenter. Had Son #1 in 1968. Had son #2 in 1971. Graduated college in 1974. Raised the boys for a couple of years then worked for an environmental firm for 3 years, then worked for Chevron. During that time we had great fun, snow skiing, sailing, building on to a couple of homes, racing predicted log boat races, learning to scuba dive, fishing, hunting, attending historical reenactments (pre-1840 fur trade era) both in California, Texas and larger national events, building a house here in Texas, growing many exotic Begonias, managing a Butterfly Garden in a county park with my fellow gardeners. 

Walking a million steps .
Being the helmsman of the winning boat for the 199? National Predicted Log race.
Texas State Woman's Tomahawk and Knife throwing Champion. 

There's no sense in looking back ... you can never change what happened. 

Last words? .... But I'm not done yet!!