Lots of news this time around—thanks to everyone who contributed! * Roy Hirshland was in NYC recently to celebrate the birthday of “big” brother Bob Hirshland ’76. He caught up with Jeff Sherwood ’75 and Tau Delt roommate Greg Shefrin. * Carol Eisenberg and David Simpson ’86 have three children; their eldest, Maxine, transferred from Goucher to John Jay College. Charlotte starts at Haverford in the fall and plans to play field hockey, and Elias, 10, enjoys tap dancing and soccer. Carol has been practicing Bikram yoga for six years. * Sue Lang is the new manager of educational services for Square 9 Softworks out of New Haven, Conn. She credits her time at Colby teaching BASIC programming to students as directly responsible for her career. * Shireen Shahawy had a busy December; daughter Allison (also daughter of Ryan Stinneford) and her husband welcomed their first baby, Thea. The next day Shireen became engaged to a Bowdoin (!) man. She also concluded her part-time job at an ad agency to pursue voice-over work full time. Shireen’s website, thatgirlcanread.com, has demos of work she has done for clients nationwide. * Ed Maggiacomo recently shared some laughs at a comedy club with Harry Raphael ’84, Rob Boone and his longtime companion, Darlene, and Peter ’86 and Linda Flight Lull. Ed lives in Rhode Island and has four kids: Michael, a freshman at Coastal Carolina University; Mia, a senior in high school; Mollie, a freshman; and Matthew, a sixth grader. * James Gill enjoyed a two-week family trip to the Loire Valley in France last summer. While there, they visited several wine caves. Go to alumni.colby.edu and click on the “Stay Connected” tab to check out a picture of James in front of the Langlois Chateau (a long-lost relative of Stephen Langlois?!). * Lynn Brunelle’s new book, Mama Gone Geek, launched in November to positive reviews. She is hoping to be invited on the Jimmy Kimmel show! Lynn lives on Bainbridge Island and reports her kids are doing well. Kai, 12, is a hip-hop dancer, and Leo, 10, is a gymnast. * Chris Feiss and his wife, Hadley Hubbard ’86, have three kids—Anna is a junior at Washington and Lee; Julia is heading to the University of Denver next fall, and Carter is a high school freshman. Chris’s kids all either attended or worked at Kieve-Wavus camp in Damariscotta, Maine. He has met great Colby students who are counselors there and has kept in touch with the camp’s executive director, Henry Kennedy ’80, with whom he served as a Colby overseer. * Gretchen Miller Crowley is a youth services librarian in Alexandria, Va., and runs science programs for elementary kids. She has twins who will graduate from college this year, and her eldest son relocated to NYC to work in the radio production industry. * Deborah England Gray’s daughter is a sophomore at the University of San Diego, and her youngest will attend Harvard next year and compete on the track team. After a fabulous family vacation in Costa Rica, Debbie decided to leave the corporate world and provide general counsel consulting services to companies. She loves it and has more time to spend with her family, work on behalf of her favorite charities, and travel with her husband. * Kevin Bruen has made lots of trips to Colby to see his son, Conor ’17, play football. Kevin’s still in the Coast Guard, traveling to assist other countries’ maritime forces in international maritime law. Kevin recently traveled to Ghana during the height of the Ebola crisis and was scheduled to go to the Congo in February. * Scott Blair passed away June 22, 2013, on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. His wife, Linda Flora Blair, survives him. * I was sorry to miss Beth Towle Locke’s cocktail party for our class last November. They had a great turnout, and it was a fabulous pre-reunion event. Save the date for our 30th reunion, June 4-7. I hope to see you there!