Noah Haverkamp Frere recently returned from a two-month journey to Nepal and India. He and his wife reconnected with the host family Noah lived with 18 years ago while he was a student at Colby. “It was everything a family reunion should have been, as we exchanged love and Namastes.” * Ben Bartlett has been working on California’s upcoming cap-and-trade carbon auction and helping wife Yelda run for a position on the AC Transit board of directors. * Nicole and Christopher Lohman welcomed daughter Kelsie in September 2011. They’re excited to plan her first birthday party. * Darragh Fitzsimons Young added a new member to her family in this summer. James Weston was born July 20. Sister Bryce, 9, and brother Tripp, 6, are great helpers. “We’re having fun with a new baby in the house again, although a full night sleep would be welcome.” * Keith Stockmann spent six weeks in Gabon, in central Africa, as a professor of forest and natural resource economics helping build a new master’s program for mid-career central Africans through the U.S. Forest Service International Programs. After he returned, Keith participated in the wedding of Nicole and Christian Bitterauf ’98 near Missoula, Mont. * Ariana Talbot Vance’s family summer vacation involved six people driving 3,700 miles through 12 states, and it included a visit with Margaret Suggs Herath and her family in Illinois. She’s looking forward to starting her 10th year working for the Laramie County school district in Wyoming. * Marsha Magnus visited family in Kingston, Jamaica, where she fixed, painted, and placed a headstone on her mother’s grave. She is moving to Orlando, where she hopes to attend the University of Central Florida for master’s degrees in business administration and accounting. * On March 15 John and Jennifer “Hank” Ancker Whelen welcomed baby boy Henry James, weighing a “solid” 10 pounds. “He’s currently rolling over, doing baby pushups, and getting drive-by hairstyling courtesy of our two golden retrievers,” writes Jen. They live in New Canaan, Conn. * In August the 12th annual Matt Gaudet Golf Tourney was held at the Dunegrass County Club in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Event organizers Glenn McCrum ’94, Greg Walsh, and T.J. Maines, did another fantastic job organizing this event to benefit Matt. Colby players included Vaughn “Chip” Clark ’94, Adam Cote, Mike McElaney, and Brian Pompeo. James Colligan, Charles Bowen ’96, Keith Albert ’96, and Mark Porter repeated as tourney champions.