Letters and postcards have been flooding in with news from alumni, but Michele has been leaving them on the table in the library in the East Wing, and, since it's summer, we haven't been in the library much. Now that it's gotten so hot, we finally wandered into the library to look for that copy of Castle Rackrent and found two months' worth of news. We'll get you caught up on everything in stages.
the Tenants were delighted to receive the following announcement from Jessika Thomas (PhD, '07):
"Dear family and friends,
Jessika Thomas and Todd Ensign happily announce the birth of our son:
Ian Jachin Thomsign
June 6, 2012, at 7:10 am
8 lbs. 5 oz., 21.25 inches
All are well.
Jessika, Todd, and Ian"
Since Jessika is getting ready to start her third year of law school, she thoroughly researched the matter, and you can indeed give the baby a name that combines both parents' names rather than hypenating. This struck us as a pretty nifty idea although it will probably drive some future family genealogist crazy.
Jessika also noted that Ian was born at home, although he has left the house since then. Apparently, he sleeps all the way through a nice lunch out, not unlike some of the older Tenants.