Dutton Foster has just retired from 42 years of teaching English and directing plays at the high school level. He continues to design and build sets for school productions. His first play, The Wild Flowering of Chastity, has been produced widely in high school, community, and dinner theater. His musical Lurking on the Railroad has also enjoyed a considerable number of productions. Mr. Foster and his wife Caroline enjoy bicycling, birding, and cross-country skiing. He is a railfan and model-builder on the side.