Laura Neale returned to Maine from California six years ago. She owns Black Kettle Farm, an organic vegetable farm in Lyman, south of Portland, and runs a CSA there. Abby Manock created the farm’s logo. Black Kettle has seen visits by Chasey Hewes Allen, Ben Armiger, Cate Tynan O’Dwyer, Anne Hutchinson Parent, Brendan Bloom, and Christina Holmes. Many of them, as well as Dominic Giaudrone, were at the October 2012 wedding of Ben Armiger and Shelley Lippincott on the Maryland shore. * In February Courtney Smith Eisenberg had her third baby, John Paul, adored by sisters Ada, 3, and Charlotte, 2. * On Dec. 6, 2012, Melissa Knight DuBois and husband welcomed their first, daughter Ember Jean. * Karena Bullock Bailey reports all is well in Riverside, Conn., with sons Silas, 1, and Noah, 3. Karena works part time on special events for Glamour in NYC. In June she spent a weekend in Rhode Island with Lynn Powers Harder, Caitlin Skulley Van Til, Katharine Lawrence Sawatzky, Caroline Kasparian Myler, Rebecca Thornton Leach, Heidi Tyng Piche, and Lindsay Hayes Hurty. * Shane and Emily Hinckley Ellis had their fourth baby May 12, Mother’s Day. Angel May joins brother Cedar and sisters Lolietta and RosieAnn. They moved from Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, to Mount Desert Island, Shane’s hometown, last July. An at-home mom, Emily plans to get her part-time photography business going in addition to farming, gardening, and volunteering. * Kerry Olson Hawkins, who works in commercial real estate in Boston, welcomed a son, Andrew Latham, in June. Brother Teddy adores him. * Adam ’98 and Christie Browning Rana welcomed Charlotte, May 1. Brothers William, 5, and Harrison, 3, are protective. They love their new life in Falmouth, Maine, and enjoyed connecting with Caitlin Skulley Van Til and Lynn Powers Harder. The oldest children all attend Falmouth Elementary kindergarten together. * In Santa Monica, Calif., Kristy Gould Duncan and her husband welcomed a baby girl this summer, Ever Cassidy. She joins brother Arlo, 2. * Kristian and Martha Healy Fried welcomed Erik Albert Feb. 18. Emil, 3, loves being a big brother. * On April 13, 2012, Sarah Hewins eloped with Darren Bischoff and became a stepmother to Darren’s three kids. On June 25, 2012, they welcomed a baby girl, Mia Grace. This summer they got (re)married surrounded by family and friends including Bob ’97 and Alison Rainey Doak, Rachel Reider Harper, Kelly Williams Ramot, and Crystal Brakke Sieber, who officiated. Michelle Foster Costa and Katie Kinsella Baade were unable to attend due to pregnancies and new babies. * Mark Melander lives in Wayland, Mass., with wife Amanda (Colgate) ’98, three little ones, John, 2, Annie, 5, Maggie, 7, and their German shorthair pointer, Poppy. Mark is an account executive for MarketOne International in Waltham. Mark, Ross McEwen, Matt Williams, Pete Kugeler and others attended the sixth annual Mayflower Open golf tournament, organized by Andy Young ’98. * Ryan Aldrich and his wife welcomed their second child Aug. 8: son Colden Lee Aldrich. Sister Avery is excited. * Lauren Rothman published Style Bible: What to Wear to Work. Featured in the September People StyleWatch magazine, Lauren also dished style and politics on ET, CNN Español, AP news, and Reuters. She regularly writes about political style in her Huffington Post column, Fashion Whip. Lauren, Jason Gerbsman, and their son, Judah, recently moved to McLean, Va. * Dave Fasteson is running for state senate in Rhode Island. * Steve Murphy lives in D.C., and is a policy advisor in the State Department’s new Office of Global Health Diplomacy. * Braxton Williams and his wife, Shannon Woods, had a son, Harrison Patrick, June 29. * Aaron Whitmore lives in San Francisco with his wife, Carrie, and son Rex, 1. * In August Kelly Bregou, Larry Spollen, Christina Schleicher, Peter Bowden ’98, Michelle Cook ’01, and eight others ran the 200-mile Hood to Coast Relay in Oregon in 24 hours. They finished in the top 12.6 percent. * Will Barndt and his wife, Susan McWilliams (Amherst ‘98 and a professor at Pomona), had a second child, Carey McWilliams, in June. He and sister Marjorie, 3, get along fine.