(Something to contemplate as we watch the falling snow at year's end)

Marc and Claire Siskin wish you the very best in the coming New Year.

In 2004:

New job for Marc: Marc continued building his consulting business, ITCare.

In June he took a job with the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF).

Working at Pitt:

Claire continues her work at the University of Pittsburgh, where she directs the Robert Henderson Language Media Center and teaches in the Department of Linguistics.
Trip to the United Arab Emirates: In March, Claire traveled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, where she was a plenary speaker at the TESOL Arabia Conference 2004.

NEALLT at Princeton:

Marc and Claire attended the NEALLT 2004 Conference at Princeton University.
TESOL 2004 in Long Beach (March was a busy month indeed!)
Trip to Portugal: At the end of April, Claire visited Portugal for the first time since the 1960s!
In July, Marc and Claire attended the wedding of Marc's cousin Sharon in the Catskill Mountains.
West to Provo: Claire attended a meeting in Provo, Utah in August.

Aunt Esther

Marc and Claire lost a beloved member of the family this year: Marc's Aunt Esther. They traveled to Vestal, NY for the funeral.
Rural Weekend: Also in August, Marc and Claire managed to see a little more of Pennsylvania as they spent a weekend in the lovely Laurel Highlands. Visiting Fallingwater was a highlight of the weekend.
In December 2004, they visited son Mark in San Francisco. (They didn't take any photos of him though.)

In 2005:

In March, Marc and Claire plan a visit with Claire's family in Austin, Texas. Then in May, Claire will visit several countries on behalf of the School Connectivity Project for Southeast Europe. There should be some interesting photos next year!

Donate food at The Hunger Site.

Contact info for us:

Marc Siskin
Claire Bradin Siskin
5651 Melvin Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2210

Phone/fax: 412-422-2881

Marc's e-mail: msiskin@edvista.com

Claire's e-mail: claire@edvista.com