Ginny Wood Susi
7975 Dunstable Cir
Orlando, FL 32817
Anne Oakes experimented with homelessness in July. After a short time she bought a new house in Durham with Randi Byrd. While an adventure, it’s not something she’d like to try for any longer than she had to. There aren’t many places that you can garden if you don’t have a home and yard.
Sara Gredler is still living in Austin, TX. She is slated to speak at the Texas State Genealogical Society conference in Round Rock in Nov.
Brienna McLaughlin Pruce and her husband had a little boy this winter in Monterey, CA. They all enjoy hiking the redwood forests together and exploring San Francisco. Brienna continues teaching yoga locally and selling her art at brienna.net.
This summer, Tiffany McCabe Carr met up and had lunch with her former roommate Leia Manuel. Tiffany and her husband, Joe, celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary in July and her son David turned 4 in Aug. Tiffany will be entering into her 10th year of teaching music at two elementary schools in Southampton County. She was selected to be a mentor teacher for two new teachers this year, and is very excited about the possibilities this school year has to offer.
Camilla Russell is working at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in the Southeast Asian department as a specialist. She is really happy she gets to write again. Previously, she did public relations for the Mandarin Hotel in Bangkok. She loves Hong Kong.
Sarah Ruff road in her 3rd Trek Across Maine, where she got to see Jennifer Warde Darrell riding too. Sarah also road in her first PanMass with Michelle Badger ‘06. They road Wellesley to Provincetown and together raised almost $10,000 for Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund. Their team name was Pedals and Pearls! Susanna Knouse ’05 came to the East Coast and Michelle, Sue and Sarah had lunch together in Boston. Sarah saw Nicole Basbanes, Michelle, Kait Goodwin ’15, Lindsay Profenno ’15, and Madi Cromwell ’16 at Ginny Wood Susi’s summer house where she hosted the ME back-to-school event in July.
Kelli Bergmann Thomasson will be entering her 4th year teaching online AP psychology classes. She is enjoying the privilege of working from home and getting to stay home with her daughter, Eleanor (2). Over the summer, Kelli and Eleanor had the opportunity to visit Misty Vandergriff Forsberg in NC. They had fun letting the kids play together and reliving old SBC memories.
Jozanne Summerville relaxed this summer by going to at least a dozen vineyards on the East Coast. She is looking forward to our 10 year reunion in May! The Black Pearls are putting on an event to celebrate. She will be attending homecoming too.
Schyler Ellis Burke and family relocated to Oklahoma City. Her husband, Peter, accepted a new position as a drilling engineer with Chesapeake Energy. Their two oldest children, John and Victoria, began preschool at their new school. Schyler is busy shuttling them to school and to their activities as well as their youngest, Marin. She can’t wait to come back for reunion in the spring.
Jessica Porter Sadeq and her husband, Fady, had their first child, Lina Rae, on 4/11/13. 6lbs 7oz, 19 inches long.
Megan Owens Thompson and her husband have been enjoying life in Charlotte, NC, with a very busy toddler. They are expecting their second child in March. Megan is still working as a middle school counselor at Cannon School.
Erin Coleman continues to reside in Los Angeles. Recently she created and produced “The Tiffany and Erin Show” web series, which will debut this fall. She also performs stand-up around LA, including the renowned Comedy Store. Recently, she produced a series of Internet sketches with fellow SBC alum Catherine Tooke ’07. She is super excited about Reunion and looks forward to seeing her fellow ’04 SBC girls!
Jennifer Warde Darrell submitted her dissertation in March, gave birth to her first son in April, graduated from Yale with a PhD in Spanish in May, biked (most of) the Trek Across Maine in June, where she was excited to catch up with Sarah Ruff once again, and moved to Fairfield, CT, in Aug.. In September, started a new job as visiting assistant professor of Spanish at Fairfield University.
Breanne Leibering Wyman and her husband, John, welcomed a baby boy into the world April 27. Tobias (Toby) John Wyman weighed 8lbs 11oz and was 21 1/2 inches long. Bre, John, and Toby are still living in Herndon, VA, and Bre is teaching English at Herndon High School. In addition, she is finishing up her master’s in educational leadership as well as doing an administrative internship. She still carves out a bit of time to hang out with Mary Davis Blood. She’s looking forward to seeing everyone at Reunion in May and introducing her husband to a real Sweet Briar experience.
Mary Morris Park is still loving her crazy life with 3 kids. She was fortunate enough to spend her family vacation on Cape Cod this Aug. She spent a wonderful day with Diana Marshall checking out Hyannis and getting to visit some wonderful places she never would have found without a local.
Stacey Maddox is expecting her 1st child, Denali LeeAnn, on 12/22/13. Denali has been diagnosed with anencephaly and is not expected to live past birth. Due to the nature of the pregnancy, Stacey has taken an indefinite leave of absence from her residency program and moved to Anchorage, AK. She asks that you keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.