Richard Mooberry

Profile Updated: February 23, 2015
Class of 1964
Residing In: San Marcos, CA USA
Homepage: View Website
Spouse/Partner: Deceased
Children, Grandchildren: Jason, born 1978, music production, Phoenix
Military Service: USN - helo crew-chief  
Occupation: current: Drug/Alcohol Counselor, Retired Elementary School Principal
Occupation/Career(s) Details:

part-time Children's Ministry/part-time Men's Ministry; teaching assistant, community college class on family counseling; counseling/sailing adventures; MLM

Different places I have lived:

Phoenix
Edinboro, PA
Lake Forest (El Toro)
Corona del Mar
Lake San Marcos

Family members who also went to SPHS:

Donna, '44
Roger, '66

Other SPHS graduates I keep in touch with:

Rick Covington
Rob Creek
Bill Boller
Fred Mallgrave
Brian Chambers
Geoff "P" McCloud
Bill Sampson
Bob Koch
Jim Kiefer
Bob Hallock

School Memories:

What were we thinking climbing the water tower & under "suicide" bridge?????
.....oh, and jumping from the roof of the Raymond Hill apartments into the swimming pool...3 stories!!!

Milestones & Epiphanies:

Continue to cheat death by tent camping in Baja with the Geoff-meister. Kayak fishing - I usually catch all the fish, but he's learning :-)
Joined a 12-step group for compulsive talkers called On-and-On Anon. (say it out-loud)
Sailed to Cabo from Santa Barbara in a Catalina 27 (10' sea, 25 knot wind, sailing overnight......cool!)
Baja Bash from La Paz to Ensenada in Steve Jobs' 38' Hans Christian: the Apple II

What's happening in my life now:

Remodeling the house my dad had built in '71 while I was in 'Nam......weird and fun.
Still trying to surf without getting hurt.....well, that pretty much goes for everything.....standing up fast can be a 'rush' :-)
Fished AK with Covington and maxed-out on halibut and salmon......tasty!!

Organizations and groups I (did or do) participate in (in high school and/or now):

I wouldn't want to belong to an organization that would have me as a member.....(not original).
Mostly professional organizations -

Pastimes & Hobbies:

Sailing
Hiking
Fishing
Diving
Surfing
micro-managing my 37 yr-old son (well, that's what HE calls my parenting...)

Favorite Music, Songs, Bands

Anything 50s - 80s, jazz/blues, some classical

Favorite Books, Magazines, Movies, TV etc:

Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor Frankl If you haven't read it, don't let another year pass without doing so.
Leon Uris, James Michener, O'Henry, Hermann Hesse, Dave Barry

Additional Comments:

S.P. - a good place to start an adventure such as this life's journey has been......and continues to be.
Lots of spiritual growth while expanding experiences in nature.

Posted: Feb 22, 2015 at 10:05 AM
King Salmon...Alaska
Posted: Feb 22, 2015 at 10:07 AM
Halibut...AK (it doesn't really weigh that much, I'm just pretending...NOT!)
Posted: Feb 22, 2015 at 9:56 AM
Float plane from Juneau to Elfin Cove, AK
Posted: Feb 22, 2015 at 9:56 AM
My first white sea bass...yum!!
Posted: Feb 22, 2015 at 10:08 AM
Reunion - 2012...trying to keep a straight face listening to a Bill Sampson story.
Posted: May 14, 2014 at 7:22 AM
With my sister Donna - Swamis' Meditation Garden '12
Posted: Feb 22, 2015 at 10:08 AM
guess which is me...(hint: not the Park Ranger, although he helped capture Charles Manson)...what a long, strange trip it has been!!