Sarah Russell MacColl responded, “I will do this now or it will get lost!” Son Chris works for the FDIC in Chicago, and daughter Katy will graduate from Champlain College this spring and hopes to move to NYC. Sarah enjoys her personal-training work in the Cape Elizabeth area and guides Distant Journeys European hiking and skiing trips, including the Haute Route and Tour du Mont Blanc this summer. * Elizabeth Armstrong’s first book of translations comes out in September from Merwin Asia, located in none other than Portland, Maine! She led a study tour in Japan in January. Daughter Rebekah, 17, is applying to colleges, but Colby is not on her list—too remote. * Bob Kinney has been extremely busy as lead counsel for the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection in a case involving a formerly abandoned landfill in central Jersey. April marks Bob’s sixth year as a deputy attorney general. Bob and wife Kay had dinner with S. Karl “Sid” Mohel and his wife, Lisa. Sid has a criminal-law practice in New Jersey. Bob sings with the Bucks County Gilbert & Sullivan Society and referees soccer games. His son, Matt, is a sophomore at Belmont University in Nashville, studying music/composition. His daughter, Sara, is a 10th grader. * Cari and Carl Lovejoy have to stay up later to watch NHL games now that son Ben has been traded from the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Anaheim Ducks. Their middle son, Matt, graduated from UVA last spring with a master’s in education and works in D.C. He’ll continue his pro lacrosse career this spring with the MLL’s Hamilton Nationals. Their youngest son, Nick, is a junior at Dartmouth and is on the Big Green hockey team. * Angela Mickalide is director of research at Safe Kids Worldwide, comprising 600 coalitions and chapters in the United States and 24 other countries. She has published reports addressing pedestrian, medication, and sports safety, preventing TV and furniture tip-overs, and safe sleep among infants. Husband Ali Alikhani is president of American Powerzone, Inc., an electrical engineering firm. Daughter Anna is a junior at the University of the South in Tennessee and son Andrew is a sophomore at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania. * “Updating” his status, Jan Raiha e-mails from Finland, where he’s involved in small-animal orthopedics. Jan and his wife, Maija, have developed an eight-practice veterinary group that they merged with a larger Swedish group. If anyone heads for Scandinavia please consider it obligatory to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or via www.univet.fi. * Soon to be empty nesters, David Ashcraft and his wife are visiting liberal arts colleges in the Midwest with their daughter, Katie, a high school senior. This year they have a second “daughter,” an exchange student from Pakistan. Katie spent six weeks last summer in Tajikistan on a State Department scholarship to learn Persian. David’s son hopes to study next year in Scotland, giving David a chance to catch up with his English friends from his junior year abroad. David hosted Bruce Allsopp ’80 and his three kids last summer when Bruce drove from his hometown of Durango, Colo., back to Maine. Bruce moved from Boulder to Durango, where he’s a luthier. * Joseph Meyer continues to get together with Colbians in Tokyo on a regular basis: Ken Curtis ’76, Ari Druker ’93, and Kurt Niebuhr ’94. Through friends and graduates of other NESCAC schools residing there, they have established a formal link between the Grew Bancroft Foundation, which provides scholarships to select Japanese students to attend liberal arts colleges in the United States, and Colby’s Admissions Office. Three Grew Bancroft scholars have applied to Colby for the Class of 2017. Joseph looked forward to the Colby Admissions visit to Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai in March. * Katherine Quimby Johnson received the Norma Fox Mazer award for a young adult novel-in-progress during the January 2013 residency at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She’s earning her M.F.A. in writing for children and young adults and plans to complete her degree in January 2014. * That’s all for now. Start thinking about next year’s reunion! Colby just celebrated 200 years; we will celebrate our 35th.