Hi, everyone! Peter “Wick” Phillips sadly reported the death of his former roommate and hockey teammate Mark Janes Dec. 7. Peter Hoffman gave the eulogy at Mark’s services. * Philip Johnson retired two years ago after a 37-year career as a minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. After Colby he entered the Andover Newton Theological School seminary. In 1978, married with two young sons, he served his first church in the Badlands of North Dakota and subsequently served five other churches around the country. Phil, now living in Naples, Fla., says he’s “still trying to process my Colby experience.” * Charlie Miller is stepping down as CEO of Bernstein Shur law firm in Portland, Maine, after 10 years in the role. He will return to his practice as a shareholder and principal. While he was CEO, Bernstein Shur grew from 65 attorneys to 107. In appreciation of his contributions, the firm gave Charlie and his wife, Ellie, a trip to Italy in February. They celebrated their 45th anniversary in New York at a dinner party hosted by their children and families. Charlie was the 2013 commencement speaker at Husson University and received the Chesley H. Husson Sr. Award for his work as a mentor, teacher, and civic leader and for his commitment to pro bono work. * Bill Lyons and wife Karen, expecting another grandchild in July, are starting to plan their retirement. Bill will again be spending April and May at the University of Leiden. He published an article on compensation of student athletes and is writing a chapter in a book on the history of black baseball players in Nebraska. * Anne York Samson moved to Portland, Ore., and in January enjoyed a 10-day cultural and educational trip to Cuba, spending time in Cienfuegos and Trinidad. A new grandson, Palmer York Samson, joined his brother, Ford Oliver Samson. Anne plans to work part time as a psychologist, learn about Portland, and travel. * Craig Stevens, in his 26th year at the Savannah College of Art and Design, plans to work until he’s 70 and then think about what comes next. He continues teaching at the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport in the summer, and last October he purchased “a sweet little house/studio in Camden.” * Gary Austin won’t be at reunion because he and his wife, Judy, will be on safari in Africa. “It’s been a bucket list item for a while, and with Judy’s retirement last year, we truly have time to do whatever we want!” Gary says there’s lots of bucket left, and that’s where they’ll focus time in the future. * Warren Heller and wife Debbie recently celebrated their third wedding anniversary and will be at reunion. Warren has two adult stepdaughters, an 11-year-old “granddaughter,” and a 2-year-old “grandson.” He has maintained a solo law practice in Milford, Mass., for 40 years, and he and Debbie plan to retire in three years. * Mickey Jako recently posted all his material, mostly religious debates, on YouTube. Skeptic magazine posted his video of an exposé of medium James Van Praagh. Mickey also debated a leading atheist, Dan Barker. Mickey plays tennis with a group called “The Geezers” and competes for court time with another group, “The Super Geezers,” with whom he sees himself being a proud member in the years ahead. * Sandy Hoe recently passed his 40-year mark with McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP. The firm had 24 lawyers when he started and now has approximately 650 across the U.S. and internationally. Sandy continues to represent government contractors dealing primarily with the federal government. He also consulted through the United Nations Development Program with an organization called the International Senior Lawyers Project, spending time in Liberia. Sandy and wife Dennie celebrated their 44th anniversary. Their children live in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, N.C. They have six grandchildren. * I hope to see many of you on campus in June!