Chris Lemmons graduated from Suffolk Law School and sits for the Mass. bar in July. * Mac Simpson graduated from Maine School of Law and works for Peter Cyr & Associates, a general practice law firm in Portland. * Brookes Moody earned an M.F.A. in creative writing with a concentration in poetry at the New School. She also has her 100-ton captain’s license and works on racing sailboats out of Newport, R.I. * Allison Stewart is in veterinary school at UEdinburgh. * Danielle Crochiere moved to N.Y.C. for Columbia’s nurse practitioner program. She visited Christina Mok at Yale for birthday celebrations. Christina finished her first year in Yale’s physician associate program. She sees Drew Hill around campus. * Lokesh Todi applied to M.B.A. programs while working at Analysis Group. He visited Nepal for five weeks and regularly sees Colby folks in Boston. * Drew Hill finished his master’s in public health at Yale and heads to Berkeley for a Ph.D. in environmental health sciences hoping to see Liz Byrne, also in the East Bay area. * Ben Crane ’06 proposed to Ellen London after running in Central Park. They plan to marry on Maine’s coast next summer. * Kat Brzozowski is an assistant editor at Thomas Dunne Books and lives with Wes Miller ’08 in Queens. * Rachel Bonenfant works at McLean Hospital-Southeast’s adolescent ART unit as a community residence counselor and shift leader. She won the 2011 Lenny Bellino award for patience with difficult residents and their families. * Sam Hoff is relaxing on Martha’s Vineyard before starting Boston College Law School this fall. * In May Kris Miranda was elected to head the legislative branch of the graduate student government at University of New Mexico. He started a monthly roundtable series called Women in the Academy. In June he presented a paper, “Aristeia: Being-in-the-World and the Warrior,” at a martial arts and philosophy conference at the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs. * Suzanne Merkelson lives in D.C. and started a new job writing for a startup investigative blog focused on the corrupting influence of money in politics. She sees many ’09ers including John Wagner, with whom she saw Titanic 3D. They both cried when Rose let go. * Dan Heinrich finished his second event season with U.S. Squash and is enjoying time off. In June he met up with Scott Zeller in Boston to cheer on Danny Wasserman, who biked a one-day 150-mile ride ending in Vermont. * Lisa Portis continues to work for the EPA in Narragansett, R.I., researching contaminated marine sediments as a student contractor. She’s making a career change and applying to physical therapy schools in the fall. Advice as she enters this new field is welcome! * On April 16 Ellen London, Catherine Fanning, and Scott Zeller completed the Boston Marathon in 89-degrees weather. It was a challenge in the heat but a great sense of accomplishment crossing that finish line. * Lauren Pongan traveled around the Philippines visiting family, exploring, and playing Ultimate Frisbee around the country. This after a year-long horticulture internship at UPenn. * Mollie Ryan bought a condo in Brunswick, Maine, and was promoted to finance manager at Five County Credit Union. She received her M.B.A. in June. * Chelsea Eakin had lots of visitors in Beijing, including Byron Meinerth, Joanna Fisher, Beth Cole, and Becky Lipson. She wonders who will come next. * Ruth Langton is teaching first through third grade at Newton (Mass.) Montessori School, where Hanna Schenk works in the primary and elementary classrooms. This summer Ruth will finish her Montessori training in New York and enjoy time off between Maine and Boston. * Tarini Manchanda spent a week shooting (on camera) the forest-dependent “baiga” tribal communities in central India. Before that, her Colby roommate Amelia Nebenzahl visited and the two had a wonderful time traveling to Sonapani in the Himalayas and then to central India.