Iris Greenberg Thomas sold the “big house” in Milton, Mass., (I think many of us must be contemplating that kind of action) and moved to a condo at Pinehills in Plymouth. Both of her kids have graduated from college. Iris still travels quite a bit for work and stays in touch with many Colby friends. * Charlie Burch retired last summer after 34 years of teaching American history to high school students and was hired as the head men’s lacrosse coach at the University of New England. The team went 14-5 (including a 7-6 win over Colby). It was the best record in the school’s history, the team won the ECAC Division III New England Championship, and Charlie was chosen as Commonwealth Coast Conference Coach of the Year. I’m not surprised at Charlie’s comment: “Safe to say I am enjoying this dream job!” * Patti Stoll is now assistant vice dean at the Harvard School of Public Health. She’s involved in a variety of global health initiatives in Africa pertaining to women’s health, infectious diseases (TB and malaria), and nutrition. She notes, “It’s a far cry from my banking days!” * Kim Ayer McVeigh and her husband, Ray, do bird-dog hunting and training these days. They have three dogs. Their 2-1/2-year-old English setter, Merlin, was featured on the Sportsman Channel; Merlin lost an eye when he was just nine weeks old, and Kim and Ray rescued him. Through their training, Merlin has won and placed in bird-dog hunting tournaments. Kim says, “No one would ever guess that he only has one eye.” It’s not surprising that Kim and Ray hunt birds (including wild turkey), but they also hunt big game, including bears! * Linda Lachapelle went to an event in Boston where presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin ’64 was featured. Linda came away from this very interesting event with a photo of herself with Doris. * Steve Scullen caught up with Frank Callanan ’76, who is also a cancer survivor. Steve’s oldest son, Ty ’10, started his second year of med school at Tulane, where he is number one in his class. Steve’s younger son, who just graduated from St. Lawrence (where he was a captain of the lacrosse team, was voted All-American, and made the scholastic team), will attend the University of Miami next year seeking a joint J.D./M.B.A. Steve is on sabbatical from his position as president of corporate operations at Fidelity Investments until fall. He’s spending the summer boating, golfing, and racing sports cars. * Suzanne Morneau-Francisco wrote that she and her husband, Doug Francisco, are well. They attended their daughter Katherine’s graduation at the University of San Francisco recently, where she was awarded a master of arts in teaching. * My bit of news? I’ve again picked up my guitar, which I often played with my roommate Mike Rieck at Colby, and my wife, Dale, has picked up hers again, too! It seems that many members of our class are moving in new directions at this point in our lives. Some of us made a nest for children, and now that they’ve left the nest, we’re initiating new pursuits or resuming old ones; others of us have suffered illnesses, and we’re coping with that as best we can. Or we’re members of both categories. Thank you for all of your updates. They are likely more meaningful to your classmates than you can imagine!