Thank you all for writing! On to the news… * Miranda Eberle Freberg graduated with her Ph.D. in school psychology from Penn State University in May. * Jon Allen and his wife, Jenny, announce the safe arrival of healthy and happy Seline Elsa Allen in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. You’ll be happy to hear she has red hair. * On March 8 Nat and Chrissie Marzano Davis hosted a baby shower near their home in Avon, Colo. Colby folks attending included Lara Bonn, Kathryn Johnson Kaminski, Hilary Spitz Arens ’01, and John Baptiste ’97. Everyone was able to get in some great skiing at Beaver Creek and Vail while they were visiting. Nat and Chrissie then welcomed their first child, a little boy, Logan James Davis, April 4. * Benjamin Schlitt Ritz will be information editor for the law review at South Texas College of Law for 2014-15. Ben will be interning/ clerking with the Texas 14th Court of Appeals in the fall semester. He is the proud father of Charley, 2. * In February Michael Siegel was traveling in Houston and tried to connect with Peter Hans but didn’t have time. The next week, Peter was in San Francisco, and he didn’t have time to see me. Apparently an eggplant farm and baked ziti got in the way. * Nelia Dwyer lives in the northeast kingdom of Vermont, where she teaches and organizes experiences at a small, community-focused elementary and middle school called Riverside. She is engaged to chef and restaurant owner Dave Rath, and they’re planning an outdoor autumn wedding. * Portia Dyrenforth decided to leave her position as assistant professor of psychology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges to spend time at home with her first baby. Elliott Dyrenforth Stearns was born in January, and Portia is thrilled to get to hang out with him full time for a while. They’re still deciding where they might move next after enjoying six years in the Finger Lakes region of New York. * Ben Mackay has resigned as a principal of Evolve Capital and will be pursuing private equity deals under his own firm, Long Trail Holdings, which is based out of Jackson Hole, Wyo.