Laurie Borden still lives in Middlebury, Vt., with her family and five Bernese mountain dogs. She just completed a unit in clinical pastoral education and serves as chaplain at the community hospital. Both of her children graduated from college. Laurie loves life in the 50s! * Peter Greenberg’s household, once an empty nest, had two college students return home after finals. Daughter Sarah, who completed her first year at Marist College, is a waitress at a local country club and has an internship at the advertising agency. Son Michael finished his junior year at Skidmore and will be in the Albany, N.Y., area for an internship at the N.Y. Department of Public Health’s Wadsworth Center. Peter’s goal this summer is to cut six strokes off his golf handicap, do a lot of bike riding, and hopefully see the floor of his garage before his children leave again in September. * Reid Cassidy will be a grandfather in September. His oldest daughter, Jackie, is expecting a boy, and Reid is excited, as he has four daughters—Jackie, 29, Megann, 28, Erin, 17, and Colbie, 15. Erin visited Colby in April and loved it, so she’ll apply for next year. * Gary McCarthy played in an alumni lacrosse game at Colby. Sharing the field were Bill Gruber ’77, Woody Peirce ’77, Sandy Buck ’78, Dave Cross ’78, Dan Driscoll ’78, Jeff Wheeler ’78, Henry Kennedy ’80, Charlie White ’80, and Whit Symmes ’81. In addition Gary got to play lacrosse with his son, Whit ’10, and all of his buddies who recently graduated. Gary’s daughter, Kelly, will attend Colby in September (Class of 2016). Go Mules! * Gayle Amato’s son Jacob graduated from Bucknell in May and will follow his girlfriend to Birmingham, Ala., where she has a teaching job. Her daughter, Amanda, is a second-year at Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Gayle’s husband’s job as a computer systems engineer ended in March after 20-plus years. He is “on sabbatical,” trying his hand at writing, a passion he’s never had much time for. Gayle still works for Bayer, mostly from home, and is jealous to see her husband sitting on the deck! He has self-published some e-books and started to blog about his writing at jeromefrancislusa.wordpress.com. Their youngest, Tucker, is 20. * Kathy Quimby Johnson went back to Colby in April for the Colby Chorale Alumni Weekend to celebrate Paul Machlin’s impending retirement. (I really wanted to attend myself!). She says it was wonderful to sing under Paul’s direction again and lovely to catch up with Hilary Jones Egan. The performance of Haydn’s Creation was magnificent! * Elizabeth Armstrong just got together with her Colby roommate (three out of four years together) Anne Luedemann Hunt (and husband Tim Hunt ’80 and their daughter, Gill), in May. Elizabeth’s daughter, Rebekah, 17, is visiting colleges this summer, but alas has rejected the idea of any college in a rural setting, which puts the kibosh on Colby. Elizabeth still happily teaches Japanese language and translation studies at Bucknell and will work on her own translations this summer. * As for me, my oldest daughter, Kayleigh, married CJ Thornton (we love him!) June 30. The month of June flew by with fittings, craft projects (favors and table decorations), and prayers for good weather as the ceremony was outside on the patio at The Club at Flying Horse. My youngest, Meredith, finished her freshman year on the dean’s list at Colorado Mesa University. She has declared her major as secondary education, science, with plans to teach middle school science (like Bill Nye the Science Guy). * Thanks for the news!