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Chris (Giotta) O'Brien

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CASS-8; NICK-8; TONY-11; GINA-7; KELLY-NEWBORN 

B.A. ST. MARY'S COLLEGE (ENGLISH/ART); LIFE TEACHING CREDENTIAL FROM ST. MARY'S 

TAUGHT K-6 GRADE FOR 12 YEARS; WORKED FOR STATE LIBRARY SYSTEM ON GRANT DEVELOPING MATERIALS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS. 

GARDENING, CAMPING - ANYTHING OUT OF DOORS.  

EXPERIENCING THE REALITIES OF BIRTH AND DEATH OF LOVED ONES.  

MY FRIENDS, RELATIVES AND CHILDREN - THE REWARDS OF NURTURING RELATIONSHIPS  

JAPAN STUDYING ZEN BUDDHISM; MEXICO STUDYING CERVEZAS! 

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I believe about 10 times 

Los Gatos, CA 

BA English /Art and a pre-school through 9th grade California teaching credential 

No, but I have one of my art pieces on a utility box on Broadway and Cyprus, Walnut Creek (Big Egret) 

Obligatory..being a mom...but really I have enjoyed a career and play equally 

I taught for 40 years,in private and public schools. From a pre-school director, K,1st,2nd.4th/5th grade GATE and then the last years 6th grade CORE, 7th grade CORE, 8th grade English and the last 12 years, Middle school art.....Loved changing it up and learning something new every five years. 

Yes 

2013-06-10 

5 children.....Tony...41...Nick...38...Cass...38...James...36...and Kelly 30 ( a blended family) 

6...Andrew..7 Kennedy 3...Avery...5..Delaney..4...Maisy...2..Auggie...4 months 

none 

Lots...Many in Europe as well as South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Vietnam, Panama,Peru and Galapagos 

South Africa 

So many....but mostly the love of my family and friends 

Being a good wife, mother and the best grandmother! 

Really?.....Let's not go there!...HaHa! 

Again Really?...not on my deathbed yet!...Looking forward to the next 25 or so years!