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cruited by the Cleveland Clinic in 2007, she was delighted to be in close proximity to the Cleveland Institute of Music. She made some connections there and now partners with a violinist from the institute to perform in concerts at the clinic. LILLY JARAY OSTROVE 2129 ANGUS DRIVE WALNUT CREEK, CA 94598-3305 DANJASRY@YAHOO.COM


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Audry Frank Aponti, Cindy Erick son Zarker, Sally Dewey


Jensen ’82,and Lee Burpee Records ’82 enjoyed a mini-reunion with their chil- dren and husbands at Cindy’s house in Medfield, MA, last year. Michael Dannenberg reports that all is going well but he misses his “old Maple C buddies.” ROBYN TARALLO DRAINVILLE 103A KIM TERRACE STOUGHTON, MA 02072-1368 ROBYND@WEAREWCI.ORG


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As of reunion time, Lisa Bogart had just gotten her master’s in


library science. She is now director of marketing for the Somerset (NJ) County Library System. She was also elected to the library and information science honor society at Drexel University, where she earned her MLS. Lisa says a master’s degree, a great 25th reunion, enjoying good family events, and a short and suc- cessful job hunt add up to “a pretty spec- tacular year.”


Museum exhibit designer Mark Wal - himer reports that last year he taught English in Bali and art in Saigon and did some pro bono work in Jakarta. “It was a wonderful trip.” Back home in Wood - bridge, CT, he is a part-time ski instruc- tor, teaches an exhibition design course, and waits for new projects to start. He recently served as exhibits producer for an interactive exhibit at San Jose’s Tech Museum that explores how Silicon Valley technologies are revolutionizing human thought, creativity, and communication. For more about his work, visit markwal- himer.com. Karen Geary Budde and husband Tom moved to Houston, TX, for Tom’s job. Spending Christmas outside of New England was different, but they did not miss snow blowers or shovels. Karen par- ticularly enjoyed playing outdoor tennis in December! Their oldest daughter, Nina, is a freshman at Nazareth College in Roch ester, NY. She welcomed coming home to warm Texas weather. Karl, 16, and Tara, 13, have settled into their new


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schools and life in the Woodlands, a Hous - ton suburb. In September Karen Kern was promoted to tenured associate professor of history at CUNY’s Hunter College. Her book Imperial Citizen: Marriage and Citizenship in the Otto man Provinces of Iraq will be published by Syracuse University Press this fall. Laura Iannacone Fowler is teaching mathematics at Wake Forest Rolesville High School in Wake Forest, NC. Her 17- year-old will graduate from high school this spring and plans to attend a school within the state university system. Laura is in touch with good friend Susan Tur - nier Mahin, a teacher in Fredericksburg, VA. A longtime resident of North Caro - lina, Laura experienced her coldest winter since Saratoga days.


I have taken a job at Clark University in student accounts since my youngest has headed to school this year. Our family is rebuilding a 75-year-old Friendship Sloop that has been in my husband’s family for over 44 years. We bent in the first of sev- eral new frames and hope to sail her this summer. CINDY PENDLETON 81 SMITH ROAD CHARLTON, MA 01507 CROPEN1985@GMAIL.COM


Brooklyn, with his wife, Lee Wade ’81, their kids Elinor, 15, and Charlie, 12, and the family dog Rocket. Tad writes and illustrates children’s books. His most recent is a pic- ture book, How Rocket Learned to Read, published by Random House last July. Tad reports that his children are “healthy, smart, and fun to be with,” and the fami- ly lives across the street from a gourmet cookie store. “Things are good.” Cliff Nelson reminds classmates to check out the Skidmore College Class of 1986 Silver Reunion 2011 group on Face - book, to get updates about our re union and share photos and memories of our years at Skidmore. I am looking forward to seeing many of you at Reunion. It’s going to be great fun, so make your plans now! ANNE CHORSKE STUZIN 206 RIDGEWOOD ROAD BALTIMORE, MD 21210-2539 ANNE@STUZIN.COM


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Amy Shore was named commun - ity educator and outreach coordi-


Tad Hills lives in Cobble Hill,


nator for the Gladney Center for Adop - tion in Houston, TX. She educates the medical community and schools about the adoption process. She and daughter Miranda, a freshman at Tulane University, were planning a service trip to work in orphanages in the Guatemala City area. Daughter Lucy, 8, was adopted from Guatemala at the age of 1. Rebecca Taylor Silbernagel moved to


Waitsfield, VT, where she worked at the Sugarbush Ski and Ride School at Mt. Ellen over the winter. Son Erik is enrolled at the Green Mountain Valley School. CHRISTINE CALLAHAN RASNAKE 686 CHARNWOOD DRIVE WYCKOFF, NJ 07481 201-891-1150 CHRISTINERASNAKE@MAC.COM


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Ritsuka Ricci Mastroianni teach- es at Wildwood Elementary in


Am herst, MA. She says she is exhausted but enjoys growing along with her first- graders. Husband David is a special-ed teacher in Orange. Daughter Sasha is in her second year at Bowdoin College in Maine; Kailina is a high school senior. Veronica Bouffard Bannon is a dance/ movement therapist and licensed clinical counselor. Her private practice, Creative Therapeutic Connections, near Frederick, MD, provides individual, group, and fami- ly therapy incorporating dance/move- ment and verbal counseling. Her husband and three boys (ages 6, 9, and 13) keep her very busy watching and playing foot- ball and practicing tae kwon do. She hopes to reunite with fellow Skidmore “bunheads” this spring in Maryland. In Nashville, TN, Kayce Reagan Hughes works with her Pears and Bears line of women’s and children’s clothing sold online and in shops around the world. She recently opened her first retail store in Chattanooga, TN. For more, visit kaycehughes.com. Kayce is the mother of seven children, ages 5 to 17. Renee Bytner Gregory lives in Darien,


CT. Her oldest son, a high school senior and captain of the ice hockey team, was recruited by Union College for lacrosse. Her second son, a junior, is also on the hockey team, and her daughter is in eighth grade. Renee is pursuing a master’s in education to become a math teacher. BETH SKUDDER 16 JACKSON PLACE DARIEN, CT 06820 BSKUD13@OPTONLINE.NET


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