Tag Archive for 1981

CLASS OF 1981 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

David I. Block writes: “I have a running joke with a friend of mine. Everything she says or does reminds me of Wesleyan. Our families vacationed together in Florida. In the airport bookstore, staring at us, were rows and racks of Grunt, by Mary Roach, now in paperback. “Oh! She was in my class. We…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Joanne writes for this issue. Greetings from the heartland! Summer’s heat has dissipated, mercifully leaving behind cool air, clear skies and sun-dappled trees whose leaves are just barely brushed with a hint of the fall splendor to come. By the time you read this, however, winter will be settled upon us—perhaps under a blanket of…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Joanne writes this time: Greetings from the heartland! Although my eyes gaze upon an idyllic Indiana landscape where a pair of fawns cavort in the snow, my thoughts have skipped ahead to the possibilities of spring, and with that, our forthcoming (gulp!) 35th Reunion. We hope that many of you have reserved the week-end of May…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Save the date: 35th Reunion, May 20th–22nd, 2016. We will have been out for almost twice as long as we were around before we went in! Paul W. Godfrey, of Farmers Insurance, St. Paul, has been elected secretary of the Minnesota State Bar Association. The office, which he assumed July 1, puts Godfrey on track…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Greetings from Atlanta airport, as I (Joanne) finish this one last “to-do” item before heading out on a family vacation to Germany and France with my husband and two of my three sons. My youngest son, Christopher, is a rising high school senior who keeps busy playing tennis, ultimate Frisbee and jazz sax and piano.…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Greetings once again from Brooklyn. There is ice and snow on the ground as I write this. I hope you are reading this on the beach with at least spf 30 slathered all over you…. I ran into Seth Kaufman ’70 recently, as it turns out that our wives work together for a Manhattan not-for-profit.…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Greetings, classmates! It’s been a while since I have reported due to various and sundry electronic mishaps, so allow me to publicly thank my co-anchor, David Block, for pitching in at the last minute on several occasions. Much obliged, David! Leora Freedman has joined Occidental College (in Eagle Rock/Los Angeles) as its general counsel after…

CLASS OF 1981 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Greetings, once again, from Brooklyn. I never know when these will find their way to your mailbox, months after I write them. I write this in June, as I am about to visit my oldest son in Arizona, and, more importantly, his 2-year-old girl. He is a year from 30, and his sister just turned…

Class of 1981 | 2014 | Issue 1

David writes: Greetings from Brooklyn. Thanks for your contributions this month: Tom Furrer is in his 27th year of ordained ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut and the 10th year of cooperative medical clinic ministry with the Anglican Diocese of Kaduna, Nigeria. In July 2013, he was installed as the Archdeacon of Kaduna Diocese—the…