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Allison Gray Costa
John Williams and wife Brooke welcomed daughter Ellie on January 26. Ellie, named for her grandmothers, is delighted to have been visited in July by Sara Adelman Ring and Tracie
Sean and Suzanne Azara Foley welcomed their first child, Liam, in December. The family lives
in the Boston suburbs.
Suzanne Lipton Jacoby and husband Jake welcomed their second child, Jack, on February 10.
He joins Alex, 3.
Alex Wolfe married Mike Carlin in Brooklyn last July. Skiddies in attendance included Elliot Wheaton, Allison Gray Costa, Gordie and Janice Simsohn Shaw, Robin Busch ’96, Renato Poliafito ’96, Linda Leonard ’96, Bridget Devine ’96, and Jill Provost ’96. The couple relocated
to Los Angeles, where they live with their Boston terrier, Raisin. Alex teaches third grade and is finishing up her master’s in literacy from Bank Street School.
Sera Beak lives in San Francisco, where she just published her first book, The Red Book: A Deliciously Unorthodox Approach to Igniting Your Divine Spark (see “Books” column in this issue). A reviewer notes that the book is aimed at “her spiritually jaded yet spiritually curious generation and puts a wise but irreverent twist on world religions and new age spirituality.”
Fritz Musser spent six months traveling overseas. He began in Kazakhstan and then moved west through Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, Romania, and Mali.
Says Fritz, “In Mali I joined a camel salt caravan across the Sahara and traveled 37 days and nearly 1,000 miles. I thought the trip would be an interesting contrast—sand vs. snow, camels vs. reindeer, desert vs. tundra—to my time with the nomadic herders, and it was.”
Max Mong is attending Yale’s School of Management and thinks business school might be the missing ingredient to running a successful business, whether it’s a restaurant or a wine shop.
He has spent the last eight years cooking for some “amazing” individuals, such as David Geffen, Rocco DiSpirito, and Wolfgang Puck. Brian “PJ” Cronin lives in Manhattan with new bride
Kristen (they were married on June 10). He works in development for Hudson Guild and is busy writing plays—the most recent of which was produced by the Miami City Theatre’s Summer
Shorts Festival. Another play is under production at the Footlight Theater in Charleston, SC.
Grant Copeland was honored by Graphic Design USA magazine as one of its “People to Watch in 2006.” The award recognizes designers who are shaping the profession, producing notable work, making news, influencing others, and leading the community.
Lisa Elisofon married Jonathan Booth in a civil ceremony in May 2005; they celebrated their nuptials in a formal wedding in July. Amy Natale Tricoli and Brenna Cohen were present.
Molly Casassa Thompson and husband Jeff moved to a ranching town in Colorado, complete with sagebrush and red clay. They recently spent two weeks backpacking and soaking up sun in Kauai, HI. Molly hears from Maggie Bertisch occasionally—she’s doing her residency in NYC and gets back to Skidmore every once in a while.
Joseph Gitto and Tala Washton Gitto welcomed son Jack on February 15.