Matt Stokes and wife Ana just had their second child, Matthew Jr. He joins their daughter, Nicole, 4. * David Barr Kirtley is cohost of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast, which moved to Wired.com, website of Wired magazine. Guests for season two included Richard Dawkins, Simon Pegg, Chuck Palahniuk, George R. R. Martin, and Colby Prof Jennifer Finney Boylan. David saw his short story “Three Deaths” published in the anthology Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom, from Simon & Schuster. * Pete Hans and wife Sarah welcomed their second child, Nicholas Joseph, Dec. 21. The event was celebrated with Ross Frankenfield and Michael Siegel. * Carrie Logie Sprague and family summited Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in October in honor of her dad’s 60th birthday. * Christie Beveridge is English department chair at Vermont Commons School. She is teaching eighth-, ninth-, and 11th-grade English and coaching cross country. She’ll run the Burlington marathon this May. * Laurel Genetti Kemp welcomed her second child, Lincoln, in October. This new addition has been a joy for all, especially big sister, Bella, who is almost 3. Laurel remains a critical care nurse and is one year away from completing her master’s in nursing, which will allow her to be a family nurse practitioner. * Rachel Gitelson and Doug Nilson ’99 welcomed their second son, Jonah, in August. Brother Eli is 3. They live in Yarmouth, Maine. * Ben Schlitt started law school last fall at South Texas College of Law in Houston, and his first child is expected in September. * Jon Allen (“Captain America” as the locals call him in the South Pacific) and his fiancée are still sailing westward, back to where they started in 2009. They had a great summer cruising from New Zealand to Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and Indonesia. They enjoyed winter in Thailand but looked forward to the Maldives (pending political unrest) and a return to the Western world (Turkey, Greece, and Croatia) this summer. They’ll complete their three-year circumnavigation in Mallorca next September and will celebrate by getting married in Valldemossa. * This May Kim McCarron Camuso will be three-quarters through her M.B.A. at Whittemore School of Business, UNH. She and husband Josh are expecting their first child, a boy, in July. * Ashley Smith Leavell and husband welcomed their son, Parker Thomas Leavel, Jan. 27. They are smitten but do miss sleep! Ashley managed to submit her Ph.D. dissertation (in developmental psychology) less than a week before the birth and hopes to graduate from NYU this May. * Skip Newberry and wife Olivia welcomed Louisa “Lemon” Elena. She joins Linus, 2 and a half. Skip left the mayor’s office last fall to become president of the Software Association of Oregon and was recently recognized by Portland Business Journal as one of “40 Under 40.” * Abby Campbell Rowe and husband Brewer live in Newport, R.I., with girls Adelaide, 3, and Evie, almost 1. Abby operates a stroller fitness program in Newport, which she loves. They planned a spring weekend getaway with Tacy Conard Quinn, Sarah Hubbell Hoff, and Chloe Chittick Patton and were looking forward to catching up. * While still busy with her clinical practice as a family nurse practitioner, Katie Reber Colcher joined the faculty of Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies and enjoys the challenge of teaching. * In October Ian Nurse won the Portland, Ore., Marathon in 2:27. He thought he’d press his luck and ran in Seattle seven weeks later. He didn’t get the win there but came in second on a wet, windy day. Ian graduated from chiropractic school and practices in Portland. He’ll be back east in July for the wedding of David Willis and Kristyn Morrissey and looks forward to catching up with old Colby friends.