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ation (oceaninspiration.net), an October 9–10 event in NYC to “celebrate, recog- nize, and reward all forms of ocean advo- cacy.” Celine also launched a nonprofit, CauseCentric Productions, to create mini- documentaries for new-media distribu- tion. She says, “These videos will high- light the work of NGOs and individuals working at the intersection between humans and the environment.” Jonathan Drout ran the Boston Mara - thon in April in three hours and nine minutes. “While this isn’t the fastest marathon time on earth,” he says, “I’ve only been running for two years, and this was only my third marathon.” Next up on his “trail of stupid fitness” is the Lead - ville Trail 100-mile run in August. On June 19, Jonathan was in Arlington, VA, for Greg Huska’s wedding to Ahne Hall, where he ran into Kittson Peirce Stein - berger and husband David. Meredith Eastman Principe and hus- band Colin spent time renovating their new house in Nashua, NH, before moving in in June. “It was a lot of work, but it felt great to really make the house our own,” she says.


Laura Finkelson had baby Gabriel on April 13. He joins brothers Zachary, 6, and Benjamin, 3. Laura says, “We are all well.” She recently returned to work as an elementary school psy- chologist.


Creston Lea lives in Burlington,


VT, with his wife and 2-year-old daughter. He builds guitars under the named Creston Electric Instru - ments, and in February he published Wild Punch, a collection of short sto- ries.


John “Bones” Rodriguez and his wife, Laura, appeared on the May 6 episode of NBC’s The Marriage Ref. Their segment was entitled “Stripper Chic,” but I won’t give away the ver- dict in case you did not see the show! Go to nbc.com and search for Marriage Ref episode 109. Mark Notash has taken a new job in the San Jose Regional Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital emergency departments, has been elected to the board of the Califor - nia Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine, and has completed both his chief-resident year at UC-Davis Medical Center and a simultaneous ACEP fellowship in health policy and advocacy. Mark spent a month in Haiti after the earthquake and helped establish a small-scale but sustainable system of


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mobile clinics in the Port-au-Prince area in conjunction with Relief International. He got to visit with Scott Jacoby ’93 on his first night back in the US, “which was great.” He also had dinner with freshman roommate Matt McCracken while in Bos - ton at the na tional ACEP conference. Josh Cutler was profiled in Pembroke -


Ex press.com—an online newspaper serv- ing Pembrooke, MA—as a candidate for Mas sac husetts State Representative. A for- mer selectman, legislative aide, and news- paper editor, he serves on the Duxbury planning board. He lives with wife Leslie, a psychotherapist in private practice, and son Charlie, 3. Brian Gordon was interviewed by Lilly Roberts ’99 for an article in North Shore Art Throb (nsartthrob.com), a north Bos - ton e-magazine, regarding his one-man show Vintage Collage Series: Saturday Eve - ning Preposterous. The show featured his handmade collage stationery. In the arti- cle, Lilly noted that “Brian has all of the humor and playfulness of his artwork.” Cheryl Silbert Schnitzer, associate pro- fessor of chemical, physical, and environ- mental science at Stonehill College, spoke on global warming at the D. W. Field Park Association meeting in Brockton, MA.


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In February the Skidmore Club of NYC hosted a wine tasting and talk with Tyler Colman ’94. I attended with Josh Weiner and Adam Wald, and we enjoyed min- gling with fellow alums, including Peter Wan ’95.


My role as reunion chair on the alumni board had me back on campus last spring. In May I was honored to attend Com - menc ement. It was pretty emotional don- ning the regalia and hearing those bag- pipes; what a treat to help welcome the Class of 2010 into the alumni ranks! I was back in Saratoga two weeks later for Re - union, where I met a lot of amazing Skid - dies from across the decades and ran into a few friends, including Lisa Navar ro-Her - nandez ’95, from the good old days. VICKI TISCH 330 WEST 56TH STREET, #2B NEW YORK, NY 10019 212-956-0475 VICKITISCH@YAHOO.COM


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Annie White is happily living in Providence, RI, with her family. Carol Murphy Huban welcomed son Ryan in May 2009; he joins brother Chris, 7, and sister Erin, 5. Blue Curry was featured in an April BBC documentary, Goldsmiths: But Is It Art? The documentary followed Blue and three other students in London’s Goldsmiths fine-art MFA program, including the leadup to their final show and their entry into the highly competitive contemporary art scene. Says Blue, “The producers of the doc- umentary made a thorough effort to capture every aspect of what this ex perience was like for us and, hope- fully, it will translate well on screen and make for interesting viewing.” The documentary is not slated to air in the US; to see it, contact Blue at bluecurry@gmail.com. Geneen Johnson served as district court commissioner (magistrate) of Prince George’s County in Maryland from 2002 to 2007. She was admit- ted to the Maryland bar in 2006 and the District of Columbia bar in 2008. She now lives in Temple Hills, MD, and enjoys reading and studying the violin in her spare time. KEIRNAN CONROY KLOSEK 235 LINCOLN STREET NEWTON, MA 02461 617-964-0632 KCKLOSEK@AOL.COM


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