With our seasons about a month ahead of themselves, I don’t know whether to wish you all a happy summer season or perhaps Merry Christmas! So I’ll just say that I hope this column finds you well and happy whatever the weather. * Bill Anthony writes from Ill. that his wife, Carolyn Additon, was elected president of the Public Library Association for 2013-14. * On June 3 Bill Williamson’s middle daughter represented Maine in the Miss U.S.A. pageant in Las Vegas. Bill was named market president of Bank of America for the state of Maine. * After 18 years in Ohio, Faith Tiberio Dougherty sent her last daughter off to college, and she and her husband moved to northern Va. They find it easier to visit her older daughter and family in Texas. Faith and her husband are Civil War buffs and love being close to where it all happened. Her parents live near me in Mass., and as they face some health scares at 91 and 87, they’re finally willing to let others nearby help out when we can. Nancy Neckes Dumart offered some helpful advice as well. * With the end of this school year, Carol Fall Bourgoin will be retiring from the world of alternative education. She looks forward to spending more time with her family and even her husband. She’ll be happy to do what she wants when she wants—breathing fresh air on her screened porch, for example. * Leslie Anderson has a big show this fall at the Lewis Gallery of the Portland Public Library. She’s been awarded a fellowship to attend Arts Week on Great Spruce Head Island this summer. Only 12 artists are selected each year. * Jan Hancock, with a new master’s in theology and pastoral care, continues to enjoy her work at Vermont Family Network. Her son received his master’s the same day. Jan loves visiting grandchildren and the Burlington area. * From Florida Jon Stone writes that he sees Lou Griffith ’72 frequently. Jon’s 50-plus softball team won the state championship recently, competing against 80 other teams. * Richard Beaty reports he’s proud of breaking 90 on his first round of golf after winter and that he bought a coop on N.Y.C.’s Upper East Side. He expects to remain in the city for a while. * Having bought a new house, Fred Copithorn is in the throes of a complete renovation, but hopes to see the end of it all soon. “It’s a curse/blessing being ‘handy.’” * Mary Anne Tomlinson Sullivan visited Linda Wallace last year and discovered what we all knew—Linda is still a great party girl. Linda keeps up with aerobics and Zumba as “the dancing queen.” Linda has a busy summer planned, including a trip to Tokyo to celebrate her granddaughter’s third birthday in customary Japanese style. * Bill Hladky is proud of his son, who committed to a master’s program and is doing well in college. Bill is relearning how to walk properly. * One of the bravest guys around, Dick Gray, jumped out of a plane with his son for their first skydiving experience—on a dare. Search for the video on YouTube. * Alan Levine accompanied his girlfriend to Berlin, where she sang in three concerts. * Elaine Weeks-Trueblood is eagerly investigating retirement destinations for sailing and golf. We’re sorry to hear that her dad passed away. * Lastly, Tony Maramarco wrote the most wonderful tribute to Professor Mark Benbow. He and David Rea attended the memorial service, and I wish I had room to include the whole tribute. It was stunning. * No dust is gathering on me. You can’t even see the dust.