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Lilly Jaray Ostrove
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Scott Steffey and his family enjoyed the summer at their beach house in Point O’Woods in Fire Island, NY. The Steffeys then headed to Alaska in August to fish salmon and halibut. They spend the fall at their organic farm in New Hampshire, where they raise Katahdin sheep and hens and harvest honey and apples.

Ginger Langford and children Ingrid, 15, and August, 11, live in Albany, CA, across the bay from San Francisco. Ginger says, “Life is a fun and turbulent ride between the waves of high skateboard dudedom with Augie and rocking guitar riffs with Ingrid.” She runs her own business, Langford Designs. Her most recent project is producing mail-order and Web-site work for San Francisco retailer Gumps. Ginger and her family went east for a summer respite at a lake.

Steve Rosenbaum had a great time touring Skidmore’s campus with son Max, 17, who will attend the college’s Junior Admissions Workshop in January. Steve was amazed and impressed with the construction on campus—especially the new dining hall, which he says “is a palace!”

Ainsley Crawford Venner left corporate America last year to pursue her passion for health and wellness as aerobics director for Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton, FL. She was delighted to run into Glen Schwartzman there; they hadn’t seen each other in 25 years. Ainsley’s also an executive area manager with Arbonne International, a Swiss skin-care and wellness company that helps people start their own home-based businesses. She and husband Raymond have been married for 11 years, and “life is grand!” she says.

Michael Klimowicz married Sona Ohannessian in 2006. He has two boys, Kyle, 7, and Jimmy, 5, and two stepdaughters, Meche, 28, and Kelly, 19. He is a clinician for LUK Inc., a nonprofit social service agency in Fitchburg, MA.

RN supervisor Melissa Moffatt Ferrara started a business reupholstering antique cars. Her 19-year-old son, Daniel, is studying criminal justice in college and aspires to be a New York State Trooper.

My family spent the summer lying low and starting the college search process with daughter Danielle, 17. She applied to Skidmore, and I couldn’t be more thrilled! Mark your calendars for our 25th reunion, May 29–June 1, 2008; let’s make it a record turnout!