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band travel to visit their daughter. Also
Carole Robinson Colgate and her hus-
band visited on their way to Alaska. Jil Lord Eaton will release her tenth
book, Jil Eaton’s Knitting School, in June.
A “learn-to-knit compendium,” it is illus- trated with tips and techniques. After many years empty-handed, I picked up my needles again and have heeded Jil’s well-written advice columns in a favorite
magazine, Knit Simple.
Although retired on disability, Nancy
Tucker trains and competes with her Nova Scotia duck-tolling retrievers. She regularly leaves her lovely seven-acre prop- erty, which includes a pond, to volunteer in therapy-dog visits or helping folks train their service dogs.
Sharon Anglum-Schwarz has enjoyed a long career spanning neonatal intensive care, midwifery, and pediatrics. Currently a school nurse, she is studying to become a certified holistic-health counselor. She has five children, including Ana Schwarz
Lakoff ’97, who is married to David La -
koff ’97, and five grandchildren. She says, “Children are the icing on the cake, and grandchildren are the candles.” Her hus- band died 10 years ago, but Sharon is in a “lovely relationship” and summers in the mountains of Colorado.
Ann Swan Barten works at Fairview
Southdale Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, two days a week, but is no longer on call at night. She traveled to Honduras and Vietnam on surgical mission trips in 2009. Family visits included a family reunion in Maine, seeing her daughters in southern California, trips to Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota for birding, and a wildlife excursion with her daughters.
Susan Canfield Barber’s son Matthew
married Nicola Harper last July in Victoria, BC. Both are PhD candidates in cell biolo- gy, she at UC-Berkeley and he at Stan ford; they met while students at Colgate. Susan’s younger son, Andrew, was in Re - dondo Beach, CA, working as a software engineer, but recently moved to Reno, NV. Susan and husband John are retired and keep busy with volunteering.
Jaye Scholl Bohlen and husband Charlie
both work in financial investments in Southern California. Daughter Avis is a first-year law student; son Charlie is a jun- ior and son Peter a sophomore at Wash - ing ton University in St. Louis. We sold our home of 21 years last sum- mer and just moved into a wonderful one- story older home with “good bones.” Our son and his wife are in Cincinnati, where she works with Johnson and Johnson, and
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he is an attorney with the city’s economic development department. Our daughter lives in Washington, DC (thanks in large part to Christine Werner) and is an urban planner. Her fiancé is a landscape architect who, at my constant badgering, finally an - nounced that he does not do yard work.
JULIA GROSSE BRODHAG 4614G COLONY ROAD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28226
NURSING CORRESPONDENT: SERENA ROTH BATEMAN SBATEMAN71@SKIDMORE.EDU
Lisabeth Reynolds is still clown- ing professionally and lecturing in south Florida. She lives in Delray Beach and is writing a novel. She would love to hear from Skidmore friends at lizziethe- firstname.lastname@example.org
Becky Layton Bartovics and husband
Bill live on a farm on North Haven Island, ME, with a Bernese mountain dog, a cat, 15 Coopworth sheep, 30 chickens, and a market garden. Their fleece is award-win- ning, and they sell pelts, yarn, roving (cleaned, picked, and carded wool ready for hand-spinning), and greasy fleece (cleaned but not otherwise processed) in white, black, and heather gray. Becky says, “Chickens provide entertainment when all else fails.” Bill is a selectman on the island and does occasional energy consulting. Becky is on the executive committee of the Maine chapter of the Sierra Club and sits on the Penobscot Bay Alliance board and the North Haven Planning Board and budget committees. She works once a month in an early-childhood program as well. Son Foster, 26, who started his col- lege career at Skidmore, is finishing up at the College of the Atlantic and working as a boat builder. Daughter Mina, 24, com- pleted her commission with Ocean Class - room Foundation and sailed from Booth - bay last September, visiting the Caribbean with students from Proctor Academy. Becky would love to hear from classmates at email@example.com
and invites them to visit her Web site: theciderhillfarm.com
. Georgia Hirsch lives full-time in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Wendy Woodruff McGill and husband
Tim welcomed their first grandchild, Na - than, last June. After raising three wonder- ful daughters, The McGills are looking for- ward to experiencing life through a little boy’s eyes!
Joanne Fabrizio Spencer just became
the grandmother of twins, a boy and girl.
Corinne Bonynge Green’s son Will, a
political science major, graduated from Union College and applied to law school for the fall. Daughter Vanessa was married last July to Paul Sinders at a celebration at Dartmouth College, her alma mater. Va n - essa and Chip both work for US senators in Washington, DC. Corinne is an execu- tive assistant in Worcester, MA, and also plays recreational soccer. From time to time she sees Skidmore classmates Judy Haffenreffer Bennett of Brookline, NH,
Krista Gemmell Harris of Seattle, WA, Mary Butler Burke of Essex, NY, Sherry
Angevine ’71 of Linwood, NJ, and Nancy Gilday Spark of Harvey Cedars, NJ.
Bobbsie Hertz Rifkin experienced ice
and snow in Tampa, FL, this past winter. Here in Oklahoma City we had parking lots filled with piles upon piles of snow from the Christmas Eve blizzard.
MARTHA PANTIER TEHAN 16124 SILVERADO DRIVE
EDMOND, OK 73013
Leslie Zeoli Hathaway, who spent
two years with us and then gradu-
ated from Colgate, and Elizabeth Gould Parr had a great time at their 40th high school reunion at Lexington High in Mas - sachusetts. They are both empty-nesters. Leslie’s daughter is studying engineering at Johns Hopkins, and her son is at Cornell. Leslie works at the Johnson Graduate School at Cornell and spends lots of time with MBA students and alumni, which she says is “great fun.” She and her husband live in Ithaca. They visit Saratoga Springs each summer and have driven through the Skidmore campus, which Leslie says is looking lovely and much improved from what she remembers.
Connie Terry Ferguson’s daughter Abby
is doing a psychology postdoc fellowship with the Family Institute of Pinole near San Francisco. Son Peter is among the top salesmen nationally with payroll and HR firm ADP. Connie and husband Bob made a second visit to New Zealand in January.
Barbara Mintzer Good’s husband,
Howie, is the author of a new book of poems, Ghosts of Breath, published by Bedouin Books. Barb calls it “a real thing of beauty, produced on an old-fashioned letterpress and printed on gorgeous paper.” Howie indicated that “the poems aren’t too bad either.” You can read an excerpt at bedouinbooks.com
by clicking the “pamphlet poets” link.
Zoë Vose Morsette made ornament cos-
tumes to escort Santa’s float at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She also has built several props for the Broad -
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