Mary O’Brien ’92 and Heather Hajduk Reames ’94 were Clemson roommates who hadn’t seen each other in over 10 years. They reconnected when Heather dropped her daughter off for her freshman year at the University of San Francisco and spent a day of adventure touring the Bay Area.
Brian Callahan ’99, M ’01, Ph.D. ’05, director of Clemson Extension field operations, and Katie Callahan, director of the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence, visited Scotland to explore the Isle of Iona, which has been the victim of ancient Viking raids and a significant pilgrimage site for centuries. “We set off on a hike to one of the island’s amazing colorful beaches with turquoise waters, only to lose our way and walk nearly the whole perimeter of the island. It was our rugged pilgrimage of sorts with a whole lot of metaphors, considering the place!”
Stuart Waldo M ’98 and his family took a trip to Scotland (Sept 10-17, 2018) and toured a number of historic sites and castles. “This photo is of Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness, just south of Inverness, Scotland,” says Waldo. “The castle dates to the 13th century. If you look real close, maybe you can see Nessie in the water off in the distance.”
Curtis F. Morgan Jr. M ’85 accompanied his adopted daughter on a heritage tour of China June 23-11, 2018. This was taken in front of the entrance to the Forbidden City, Tienanmen Square, Beijing.
Ben Capa ’02 traveled to Bali to see his brother, Jyles Sosa, left, get married to his beautiful bride, Elise. The wedding was at Nungnung Waterfall North of Ubud. “This pic was taken in the heart of Seminyak. We were doing a little shopping and came across this gem.”
David Tempel III ’13 and his wife, Danielle, went on an Alaskan cruise to get married in Juneau, Alaska, on September 2, 2018, near the Mendenhall glacier. The next day, they traveled to Skagway where they took a helicopter ride and got to hike on the Chilkat glacier. Since the weather was so good that day, the guides took a group picture, something they hadn’t done in 3 years due to bad weather. The Tempels documented this amazing experience the only way an alumni of Clemson could: with a Tiger Tag in the picture!
Dan ’10, M ’12 and Kimberly ’10 D’Unger and Rob ’10 and Lauren ’11 Culbertson celebrated joint 30th birthdays in Iceland, including hiking in and around the ice caves of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, which covers an active volcano known as Katla.
Tonya Burgess ’95 was married in Jamaica on August 11, 2018, and her niece Tasheka McDowell ’01 served as a bridesmaid. The aunt and niece duo showed off their shared love of Clemson during the wedding’s reception in Jamaica.