Beth Roberts Farley ’84

Better late than never: I successfully completed my Master of Education in Professional School Counseling in June 2019. It was a challenge paired with working full-time, parenting 3 kids (still at home), and getting a divorce. But I have learned the true meaning of the saying, “That which does not kill you, makes you stronger” […]

Michaela Andrews ’99

On April 4th, Michaela Andrews and husband, Dr. Jan Bruder, were thrilled to welcome into the world their daughter, Elin Christine Bruder. They continue to live in Münster, Germany, where Michaela has been teaching English, learning German, and studying history, but for now she is enjoying the luxury of some time off from work to […]

Lanlan Jin ’07

Hello from a magical Japanese spring! Are you well? I am visiting my Japanese hometown in the countryside of Nara Prefecture. Walking amidst drifting cherry blossom petals, I am reminded of the wonderful walks under starry night skies at Thacher. There’s a Japanese saying “ichi go ichi e”, which translates to “each encounter, precious encounter” […]

Tim Sodd ’55

Unfortunately, the ravages of time and travel have finally taken their toll. Therefore Liz and I have moved into an assisted living facility in Catonsville, MD, called Charlestown. It provides the two things we most need at this time of our lives-comfort and security. However, they came at the expense of flexibility and mobility. In […]

John Taylor ’65

I continue to love retirement–not sure how I ever had time to work! Have just submitted another history book to the publisher and continue my work on restoring a 1944 steam locomotive and singing in the New MexiChords, an Albuquerque barbershop chorus. One of my granddaughters will be a freshman in college next year, another […]