They moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1996 so that Robert could become Headmaster of Charles Wright Academy, a position he held until retirement in 2016. Lisa and Laura both attended Charles Wright, graduating in 2000 and 2002, respectively.
Lisa graduated from the University of Chicago in 2004 and worked outside of Washington, DC, as an assistant editor for Potomac Books for about two years. After earning her MA in Politics at Princeton University, in 2009 Lisa moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she worked as a legal assistant at an immigration law firm. In August, 2011, Lisa married Alisdair McKay, whom she met while studying an Princeton.
From October 2012 through December 2013, Lisa worked for the publishing giant W.W. Norton as editor for Political Science in the college textbook division. Since the birth of Lisa and Alisdair's first son, Owen, in 2014, Lisa has worked from home as a free lance editor. Their second son, Adrian, was born in 2017.
Alisdair is a graduate of Columbia University and grew up in the Washington, DC area. After receiving his PhD from Princeton, Alisdair took a position as a professor of economics at Boston University. In 2017 Alisdair took leave from BU to take a 1-year position with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Alisdair enjoyed his work at the Minneapolis Fed and decided to take an ongoing position as _______________ with them.
Laura graduated in 2007 from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT (near Hartford). After working on an organic farm and in restaurants in Northampton, MA during the summer and fall of 2007, in early 2008 Laura headed off to Ecuador and Colombia for a South American adventure, during which she discovered Biodanza. In July, 2009 Laura moved to Salvador, Brazil, where continued her Biodanza studies and also studied music at a local university. After returning to the U.S. in 2010 Laura lived for a while in Seattle. She moved to Oakland, CA in 2011 to finish her Biodanza studies at the San Francisco School of Biodanza. Laura offers Biodanza classes in the Bay area.
Laura also trained as a massage therapist, and has her own practice in Oakland.
Sharon taught mathematics for many years at Pierce College, a two-year community college in the public college state system of Washington. Sharon retired in August, 2016.