Andrew Herstein was diagnosed with leukemia in September 2013—a year and a half into his general surgery residency at Boston Medical Center. He underwent several rounds of chemo and a bone marrow transplant in February 2014. During his recovery, he decided to switch to anesthesia and started his residency at the University of Washington this July. He reports that “I feel very privileged to be alive and able to continue practicing medicine!” * Matt Wallach reports that, “after nearly eight great years with BMW in South Carolina, I’ve returned to New England to begin a dual master’s program at MIT. The LGO program consists of an M.B.A. and M.S. in engineering over the course of two years.” * Mariah Buckley and her husband, Chris, expected a baby boy at the beginning of August. They live in Arizona but hope to move back to New England in the very near future. * Last October Michael Lee Gravelle and Blakemore Foster met in Revere, Mass., and had a beautiful seafood and whiskey dinner, and then caught the film Everest in IMAX. They hope to have many more evenings together, and to be allowed back in Blake’s apartment with Bobby Gorman ’08 and Rob Foster ’08 to play beer die responsibly this time. * Josh Gerber married Lesley Farber in September 2015. Present at the wedding were Adam Robbins, Zachary Sullivan, John DeBruicker, and Matthew Wahl. Josh and Matt happen to have lived in Salt Lake City over the past few years. Through Matt’s tutelage, Josh has become an excellent craps player, as evidenced by his most recent resounding success in Wendover, Nev. Y Kevin Fritze and his wife, Dorian, welcomed a baby girl, Kristin Louise Fritze, April 27. * Dave and Carolina Sicard Willette are happy to announce they’re expecting a baby girl in November. * Ian London went to the wedding of Todd Olmstead ’06 and saw Bryan Gattis, Marcy Rolerson and Dan Lake ’06, Chewy Olcerst, Eric Richmond ’06, and Andrew Will ’04. * Alain and Amy Pendoley Cid live in Jacksonville, Fla., with their son, Mark, 3, and soon-to-be baby #2. Amy’s starting a new job this school year as a Spanish teacher at Grace Episcopal Day School. * John DeBruicker is writing for a healthcare advertising agency and moving into a new home in Philadelphia. * McKenzie Wessen is enjoying her first year back in New England where she “can play pool with Meredith (Lawler ’09) and Bryce Cheney in Boston on a Friday and drive to Portland to meet Anne Cuttler Hicks’s new baby girl the following day.” * Essie Widlanski and Mike Haimes ’04 are super happy to be engaged! They’re loving life in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, with their dog, Calvin, and small but mighty rooftop veggie garden. Wedding plans are in motion for summer 2017 in Maine. * Heather Murray started her first full-time library job last August as reference librarian at the Acton (Mass.) Memorial Library, and recently moved to Nashua, N.H. * Amanda James Venezia recently celebrated her ninth anniversary with Farmers Insurance as a property claims trainer at the University of Farmers. She and her husband, Matthew, celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in November and welcomed their son, James Robert Venezia, April 7. * As for me, Annie Mears, I had the pleasure of attending the wedding of two fellow 2007 grads, Jamie Kline and Jamie Winterbottom June 4. Attendees included Jake Hanin, Ben Hughes, Shari Katz ’06, John McCormack, Ali Fulreader, Natalie Ginsburg, Liz Coogan, James Cryan, Alisa Perry, Laura Keeler Pierce, Mary Warlaumont, Erin Schlossman, Adam Curatolo, Tammy Lewin ’07, and Eric Ffitch ’08.