Bianca Lech had some poems published at NARRATIVE, a well regarded online magazine (narrativemagazine.com/issues/narrative-backstage/two-poems). Bianca recently graduated from the master’s of fine arts in writing program at Bennington College. * Thanks to Mike Booras we can all enjoy this article published in the Phoenix magazine, featuring our very own Brendan Crighton and his fiancée, Andrea Maruzzi (“Beacon Hill’s Most Beautiful: 25 power players who keep the Golden Dome in style,” thephoenix.com/Boston/news/147093-beacon-hills-most-beautiful-25-power-players-who/?page=4). Brendan works as chief of staff to Massachusetts State Senator Thomas M. McGee and is also serving his second term on the Lynn City Council. * Jonathan Lees recently earned a Ph.D. in biology from Johns Hopkins. * Matt Roland and his wife, Jackie, were thrilled to welcome their first child, a baby boy named Benjamin Felix Roland, Sept. 30. Over the summer, Matt and Jackie welcomed close friend Dave Acker into their home while Dave and Matt worked together on a business venture. * Courtney Smith passed the New York bar exam and is now working in New York City at American Express. She attended James Albright’s wedding in Seattle in October, where she was able to catch up with Matt Brewer, Alex Ridder, Alana McGee, Catherine Sear, Graham Brown, Marc Kassin, and James Oh ’04. * Hillary Wiley married Mike McAllister Sept. 30, 2011. Katie Toole was a bridesmaid and many Colby grads attended, including Melissa Yosua-Davis and Ben Davis, Sarah Chapple-Sokol ’04, and Brad Seymour ’04 and Lauren Henderson ’04. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Brennan Louisa, in March 2012. * Mary Frederick Lipham completed five years with the Army, including a year-long deployment to Afghanistan and a year and a half with the National Guard. In September she and her husband, Adam, welcomed their daughter, Sophia Alice Lipham, to the world. * Jeannette Richelson opened Roost House of Juice in Portland, Maine, in the early fall with her business partner, Kathleen Flanagan. Roost is an artisan juice, smoothie, and wine bar and vegan café. Prior to opening Roost House, Jeannette taught yoga at Yogave, a donation-based yoga studio in Falmouth, Maine. Check out www.roosthouseofjuice.com and stop in if you’re passing through Portland. * Casey McCarthy still works in marketing, most recently at Bon Appétit magazine in NYC. Casey and his wife, Margaret Siciliano McCarthy ’04, just sold their place in Brooklyn Heights and are looking to upgrade, since they are expecting their first child, a baby boy, in April. Their son will be the latest addition to their growing family, including their poodles, Louie and Spoon. * Andras Rozmer is currently posted in Brussels as a specialized attaché on energy affairs at the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the European Union. He would be happy to hear from Colby friends in the city or in the field anytime. * Elisabeth Maguire and Tom Morgan were married in Canterbury, England in June. She and Tom met while she was at the University of St Andrews completing her master’s degree. Juliana Green Schump, Andrea Linney, Lisa Andracke, and Justin Burner and Lisa Reinhalter were all in attendance for the celebration. Lis and Tom honeymooned in Thailand and then returned to St Andrews, where Tom is finishing his Ph.D. Lis started a new job as development administrator, legacies and trusts, for the University of St Andrews.