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dance with the masters. She also has a dog portrait business, bowwowportraits. com. She was about to become a first-time grandma, as son Ryan and daughter-in- law Alissa were expecting their first baby in September. Marion Brewer writes, “I am enjoying retirement from teaching, but I still keep my hand in with substituting when I want. Traveling lots. Last spring in Cro - atia, Slovenia, and Italy was really won- derful. Portugal in the fall was also great!” REGINA N. CARBON 706 BOUNTY DRIVE, #603 FOSTER CITY, CA 94404-2609 RCARBON14@GMAIL.COM


In Benson, NY, Ann Macartney Hirvonen and husband Olavi have operated the award-winning Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center for 35 years. After Skidmore, Ann taught in the nearby Shenendehowa school district, was a re - porter for the Troy Times Record, and then ran public relations at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. She and Olavi, a Norwegian- born member of the 1960 US Olympic Cross-Country Ski Team, were married in 1985. Their four-season resort offers 10 housekeeping cottages, ski trails, ice skat- ing, swimming, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, hiking, and biking. Ann says, “We raised our daughter Leila at Lapland Lake. Now 26, she is in the final year of an MFA program in commercial interior design at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.” Ann, who was “an enthusiastic English major with a concentration in educa- tion,” says the liberal arts served her well throughout her life, and she encouraged her daughter to get a liberal arts education prior to specializing at the graduate level. Roger LaMay, still general manager of WXPN, the public-radio music station of the University of Pennsylvania, notes that “new projects include the WXPN Music Film Festival and World Café Travel Adven - tures with trips to Ireland and Cuba.” Linda Tousey Kraemer’s youngest child,


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Sam, graduated from Hobart College with a dual major in history and environmen- tal studies. Son Miles and his girlfriend have moved to Albany, NY, where they are pursuing accounting careers and lov- ing being close to Saratoga Springs. Oldest child Lynsey was married in July in Skane - ateles, NY. Linda says, “Scott and I are happy and excited about all of it!” NONI REILLY 114 CUSHING AVENUE BOSTON, MA 02125-2033 617-288-2104 NOREEN.REILLY@VERIZON.NET


mer on Cape Cod. She started a new ven- ture as an independent associate for Vir - idian (see viridian.com/karsten). She says, “Maybe you want to join me in spreading the word: Go green!” Eileen Crowley Sullivan works in higher education and had another book pub- lished this year. She says it was great going to Reunion last year, and this sum- mer she was eager to spend time in Fal - mouth, MA. INGEBORG HEGEMANN CLARK 26 KERRINGTON WAY STOW, MA 01775-1036 IEHEGEMANN@GMAIL.COM and NANCY REEVES REARDON 420 SOUTH GREENWOOD PASADENA, CA 91107-5019


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writing stories for more than two decades. She has recently launched In Your Own Words, a personal-history service that helps individuals and organizations pre- serve the stories that have made a life or built a business. More about Betty’s writ- ing service is at martoneditorial.com; she can be reached at bamarton@mindspring. com or 845-256-9040. Susan L. Gleason had hoped to attend Reunion with husband Charlie Monroe ’78 but instead spent the weekend un - pack ing after relocating to Ames bury, MA. Susan was recently installed as pastor of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in Haver - hill, MA, where she was ordained as an associate pastor 11 years ago. Susan and Charlie, married 33 years, are happy to be back on the North Shore. Charlie is a proj - ect manager at Phillips. They have three children: Rachel, a Boston College grad studying for a master’s at Pepper dine; Emily, a Stonehill College grad working at the Perkins School for the Blind; and Colin, a student at Wheelock after serving two years in the City Year program in Boston. Susan and Charlie enjoy traveling and are planning a trip to South Africa next summer when Susan attends the Presbytery’s Women in Lead er ship ex - change program. They also enjoy cycling, writing music, singing with their church praise team, and walking their dog Trixie. Judy Long Avitabile is a vocal accompa-


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nist at Schenectady County Community College, a voice teacher, and a freelance performer. Her daughter Jackie teaches math in Minneapolis through a Teach for America program. Daughter Tess, a 2011


Betty Marton has been interview- ing people around the world and


Joan Karsten (moonmist8@aol. com) was looking forward to sum-


Brown University grad, works for Micro - soft. Judy is writing a book on her re - markable emotional and physical recov- ery, having returned to piano playing and singing after two years without music. Deborah Neff Lynch’s daughter Katie,


a 2009 grad of Appalachian State Uni - versity, works for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Charlotte, NC. Son Jimmy is finishing his study at the US Navy Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, SC. In April he married Hannah Brewer, a 2011 honors grad of the College of Charleston. Katie and Jimmy are the grandchildren of Marjorie Fee Neff ’49. Jane Mitchell LaSure fondly recalls Debbie Kelsey ’79 and her father every time she cross-country skis. It was one of the many fine life skills she learned while at Skidmore. Jon Achenbaum was back in Saratoga


to help evaluate the MB107 final course presentations. He writes, “I loved it and was very impressed with both the stu- dents and the faculty.” He also sends a family update: Daughter Julie teaches ele- mentary school at Greenwich Academy and is finishing her master’s degree, Amy graduated from Princeton, and Anne is starting college. Marylyn Modny Gregory reports on


her involvement with the Mansion in May fundraiser in Madison, NJ: “We worked with Butler’s of Far Hills, NJ, to create faux effects and stenciling for the dining room of the mansion.” I was sorry to miss Reunion. Husband


Joe Harrington and I were busy with the high-school graduation of oldest son Conor on the same weekend; he is now starting at Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Son Liam, just starting high school, played baritone sax with the Wake field High School marching band when it represented Massachusetts in this year’s Fourth of July parade in Wash - ington, DC. KATHRYN A. GREGORY 41 LAWRENCE STREET WAKEFIELD, MA 01880-1849 781-224-3324 JBHKAG@VERIZON.NET


Coleman Hilboldt is an EMT, tutor, and sub in the local school sys- tem. In November she became a grandmother to Warren, son of daughter Emily in Chicago.


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