As always, it was great to hear from so many of you! On May 29 I was so excited to marry Justin DePre ’06 at Point Lookout Resort in Northport, Maine. We had a wonderful day made even better because about a third of our guests were Colby alumni. * Jonathan Godbout and Stephanie Finn ’07 connected after several years to work on a project with their two organizations, Common Sense and Builders of Hope. They’re helping launch an initiative in Africa called Eco Manyatta to upgrade more than 50,000 rural homes with solar panels, clean-water harvesting, bio-gas stoves, and other features. * Abby Hall married Ben Grubs Oct. 11, 2015, in Siler City, N.C. Elizabeth Rattey, Danielle Nielsen, and Rachel Daly Hobbs attended. Abby’s working at Duke University as a study-abroad adviser and lives in Raleigh. * Kathleen Nicholson was excited that Tanya Rosbash and Greg and Jackie Grady Smith made trips in March to Costa Rica to visit her and her wife, Emily. They saw lots of wildlife, enjoyed the warmth of the Pacific Ocean, and reminisced about Colby days. Kathleen and Emily spent their summer at Wolfeboro, a summer boarding school in New Hampshire. They’ll return next year to Costa Rica, where Kathleen will work as a science teacher and guidance counselor. * En route to my wedding, Patrick Sanders took his parents and his husband, David, to see Joel Alex at Blue Ox Malthouse. He also saw David Brand, who works there, and at lunch ran into Kerry Whittaker. In June Patrick had dinner with Annie Feutz and Liz Neumann ’04 to celebrate Annie’s birthday and had brunch with Jackie Dao Dinneen ’05 and Abbey McGuire ’05. He caught up with Caroline Voyles when she was in DC in March for a conference. * Gretchen Markiewicz and her husband, Chris, happily announce the arrival of a healthy boy, Connor Everett, born in early March. They’re all doing well and welcome Colby alums to visit! Y Ed Fox Davis moved to Boston in June to join Current, GE’s new Internet of Things business. He’s very excited to be closer to Sarah (Bruce ’10) and Will Cantley, as well as John ’11 and Rich Waterman. * John and Caroline Allison Clark welcomed their daughter, Victoria (Tori), Jan. 9, 2016. * Luke LaViolet graduated with a master’s of science in business analytics from George Washington University in May. On June 29 he married Tania Nguyen in Yosemite National Park. Following the wedding, they hiked the John Muir Trail, more than 200 miles from Yosemite to Mount Whitney. * After six years at Mulholland Books—Little, Brown’s mystery and suspense imprint—Wes Miller joined Grand Central Publishing this spring as senior editor. He now edits New York Times bestselling authors. Wes and Kat (Brzozowski ’09) celebrated their second wedding anniversary with a trip to Bologna, Italy, where Kat studied abroad. * JaeHee Yun married John Kim in Dickerson, Md. Shaelyn Germain and Juan Colón were in attendance. * In September Jack Davidson starts a new job as senior pastor of Spring Glen Church in Hamden, Conn, where he lives with his wife, Laura, and their daughter, PJ. * Eric Holstein is in Portland, Maine, building a food incubator and tasting room, Fork Food Lab. It’s set to open in late summer and plans to house up to 50 food businesses. * Sasha Kenyon received her M.B.A. from Tuck in June and will move back to NYC in September to join Tiffany & Co. * Darcy Taylor and her husband bought their first home in June. * Christine Avena received a Fulbright fellowship and will travel to Switzerland to continue her doctoral dissertation work on bat-disease ecology. She lives in Boulder with Brian Putnam and others in the wonderful Colby community there including Tom Treat, Kit Clark and Sarah Clark, Angela Martinelli, Mark ’09 and Raven Adams Phillips, Morgan Davies, and Ned Warner ’09. Christine enjoyed July visits from MaryClaire McGovern and Chantal Balesdent. Christine also visited with Jennifer Mizen Malpass during part of a cross-country drive in January and with Matt Stein in Tacoma, Wash., in March. * Megan Lehmann married Dartmouth grad Joe Hyland this summer in Alaska. In attendance were Bob Glotfelty and Allie Holmes, who introduced the couple at Dan Moss’s summer party. * Thanks for the updates.