View slideshow: What did you do during the Yale recess?
Cardiology's Laura Miller: "Taught my son how to ride a 'big boy' quad and played in the snow."
Vanessa Marie Travaglino, Yale Medicine, spent time "with our blended family."
Jennifer Pozika, YSM Financial Aid, ran her first half-marathon at Walt Disney World.
Marinda Monfilston, Diversity & Inclusion, celebrated one-year wedding anniversary in Las Vegas.
Judi Paige, Computer Science: "Petunia relaxing after her Christmas lunch."
Meredith Baxter, Law School, sent this in from a family cruise to Honduras, Cozumel, Belize.
Geriana Van Atta, Physics, did some extra hiking and running outside.
Karin Gatison, Pulmonary Medicine, "had a fabulous time" learning to skate with her daughter.
"Tearing into wrapped packages," is the caption Greg Snortheim, Yale Art Gallery, wrote.
Kendra Bellonio, School of Management, and husband visited her mom in Greenville, S.C.
School of Management's Melissa Studer, "wandered around the botanical garden in Phoenix, AZ."
Heather Smith, Yale Health, and husband went out West and visited Joshua Tree National Park.
Elaine Vivero, Silliman College: "Downhill and cross country skiing, snow shoeing on Mt. Sunapee."
Juliann Davis, Law School, traveled to Las Vegas with her husband and renewed their vows.
Florian Carle, Quantum Institute, traveled to visit family in France; saw huge flock of pink flamingos.
ITS's Darrell Cook: "Fun in New Hampshire in the cold and snow with great views."
Duncan Wong, Physiology, sent in photo taken at an Indian restaurant in Wandsworth, London suburb.
Ronice Awudu, Center Teaching and Learning, dined poolside in the Dominican Republic.
Inessa Laskova, Whitney Humanities Center, and husband went on Carribbean cruise for 10th anniversary.
Development's Gloria Caprio saw Hamilton on Broadway. Here she is at the stage door.
Valerie Warhall, Office Sponsored Projects, visited her son who lives in Spain.
Psychiatry's Nicole Dellagioia: "Did a lot of relaxing front of the fireplace with cups of hot cocoa!"
Miriam Olivares, CSSI, went to Texas and Mexico to "enjoy family, food, and hot winter days."
Laura Demonte, Chemistry, traveled to South Carolina and Florida with her family. This photo was taken at Jensen Beach.
Katie Rowe, Development, got engaged during the Yale recess. Congratulations!
We asked staff members to send in pictures of how they spent the Yale recess. Take a look at the photos in this slideshow. The names of each staff member will be entered in a prize drawing. Winners will be announced soon.