Ali Ghaffari completed a master’s in philosophy at Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Conn. Ali and his wife, Mary, moved to Corpus Christi, Texas. Ali stays in touch with Josh Ladieu and Joe O’Connell. * Eric and Melanie Ouellette Karlins welcomed their daughter, Elsinore “Elsie” Clara, Aug. 31. Lindsey Williams was there to meet Elsie after the birth. * Jesse Kucenic was married at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in PA over Labor Day weekend. He works as a GIS mapping specialist for URS Group. * Brian Wezowicz married Anne Kulli in Rochester, N.Y., in August. Geoff Ward was the best man. They honeymooned in Hawaii. * Leila Porteous will marry Rob Eggington in June in Boothbay Harbor. Leila is an editor at McGraw-Hill Professional and lives in Brooklyn Heights. * Chris Hale still lives in Medellin, Colombia, working with demobilized former guerrilla and paramilitary combatants and victims of violence for the Organization of American States Mission to Support the Peace Process, as the Northwestern Colombia regional coordinator. * Sister Madeleine Miller OSB (Sarah) moved to the Winnebago Indian Reservation and teaches religion K-5 at St. Augustine’s Indian Mission School. * Anna L’Hommedieu and her husband, Greg Boyer, bought a home in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood and enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest. * Spencer and Whitney Alford Mallozzi introduce their baby girl, Annie, born in August: welcome Annie Pouch Mallozzi. The Mallozzi clan resides in Norwalk, Conn. * Natalie Buccola moved from Seattle to Dallas for the next year. Natalie is taking time off from working as a nurse practitioner and enjoying her two boys, 3 1/2 and 16 months. * Katie Egan Wertheimer is expecting baby number two in early March. Katie teaches English at Westfield (N.J.) High School but will take maternity leave for the rest of the school year after the baby arrives. * Ed Jastrem’s firm, Heritage Financial Services. Inc., was named to Barron’s Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors. Ed catches up with Chris Lorentzen and Jon Weber around Boston. * Jen Smyth Curti graduated from PA school in July, and she and husband Matt have moved to Taos, N.M., where Jen took a surgical position at Holy Cross hospital. * Becky Sharp bought her first home in Steamboat Springs, Colo. * Kate Dalton and her husband had a second baby boy, Aidan Matthew, in August. Kate is finishing her last year of a five-year general surgery residency at Henry Ford and will take a job as a general/trauma surgeon at a local hospital. * Kevin Simons lives in Oslo, Norway, with Grete Rød ’03 and their month-old daughter, Ella. * Matthew Koontz works for Microsoft as a leading global strategist for their digital advertising business in Seattle and sees Ashley Landbloom from time to time. * Gavin and Bridget Zakielarz Duffy live in Atlanta, where Bridget works as a pediatrician. They welcomed son Finnegan Stanley in June. * Carl Tugberk married Jennifer Summers in Washington, D.C. Jay Freedman ’01 and Russ Casper were groomsmen, and Chris Long and Ben Cooper ’03 were also in attendance. * Tammie Sebelius moved to Lucerne, Switzerland, for the next two years. * Kristy Malm married David Loiselle in November in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. * Kathryn Kosuda married Sina Yeganeh in October in Cambridge, Mass. Kristy Malm Loiselle, Tammie Sebelius, and Nicki McNair were bridesmaids. Also in attendance were Russ Mink, Jon Ryder, Martin Schnermann, and Carreau Mueller ’05. * I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at reunion in June! Make plans now! We’re planning some great events. Check out the Colby 2002 Reunion Facebook page for updates.