'70 Michael Hill
Napa, California

Peter M. Cowen, Wilmington, North Carolina, began his new position as headmaster of Arendell Parrott Academy in Kinston, North Carolina, in July 2011. It is a PK-12 coed day school of 740 students.

'71 W. Peter Holloway Jr.
Wheeling, West Virginia

Alan G. Janos, Evergreen Park, Illinois, celebrated his thirty-five year "service anniversary" with the Gas Technology Institute in Des Plaines ten days before Reunion Weekend 2011.

'72 Douglas G. Holbrook
New York, New York

'73 R. Benton Gray
Avon Lake, Ohio
Shelley A. Hainer
New York, New York

David L. Landefield, Lancaster, Ohio, retired in April 2011 after being the Fairfield County (Ohio) prosecuting attorney for over twenty-eight years. He writes, "That's over seven terms, for you home gamers." In May, David started a new, exciting career, being of-counsel for the law firm of Crabbe, Brown and James, LLP, in their Lancaster office. Frances Babinec Norris is doing well and enjoying life in Westlake, Ohio, with her two dogs. She has given up her community theater acting activities due to being the proud owner of an American quarter horse, Bliss, but is still singing in her church choir, her company choir, and a contemporary Christian group. Her youngest son, Patrick, got married in March. "One down and two to go!" Sally Deacon Ritterbush, Annapolis, Maryland, and her younger son, Tali, have relocated back to Hawaii to join Sally's archaeologist husband, Tomasi, after three fun years back east. Part of that time was spent promoting Sally's first book, A Beachcomber's Odyssey: Treasures from a Collected Past. The self-published book won the 2009 Books for Better Living gold medal from Independent Publishers. Sally is now completing volume two, Strands in the Sand, and she also coordinated the 2011 Kava Bowl Ocean Summit: How Much is the Ocean Worth to You, held this summer in Honolulu. Her daughter, Najeda, was married last summer and is currently completing her M.S. degree in biomedical geography at Texas State. Her son, Severn, is a junior and a rugby player at Bates College.

'74 Stuart H. Anness
Cincinnati, Ohio
David H. Brown
Kettering, Ohio

A. Lee Finkel, Mackinac Island, Michigan, has taken a position in the golf industry. Katharine Dawson Widin and Gregory P. Widin tell us that their daughter, Joan Marguerite, was married to Jon Schroeder in their hometown of Stillwater, Minnesota, in August 2010. Joan is a Ph.D. candidate in analytical chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

'75 Mary Kay Karzas
Culver, Indiana
Donna Bertolet Poseidon
Atlanta, Georgia
Maria Muto-Porter
Phoenix, Arizona

Thomas M. Bruggman, Lutherville, Maryland, tells us his son, "Twill," Class of 2025, had his first lacrosse game recently at six years of age. He faced off and scored the only two goals, because he could "scoop through." His only problem was that he went into the goal with the ball because he forgot the crease! Coach Dad cheered him along. Sara Anne Washam Cody, Portland, Maine, is now the senior member of the faculty at Thornton Academy (though not the oldest). Sally writes that, surprisingly, there are no special privileges with so august a position. She says, "Bob and I are doing well, which is always a happy thing once health crises have been left behind." Barbara Christie Johnson, Jacksonville, Florida, tells us that in mid-2010 she became the general counsel for Regency Centers Corp., a public company headquartered in Jacksonville with locations throughout the United States. Barbara's older son, David, following in his parents' footsteps, is a first-year law student at Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg while her younger son, Daniel, is enjoying undergraduate life at the University of Pittsburgh.

'76 Kenyon College
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Amy Bandler Garfinkel and Donald J. Garfinkel are still living happily at home in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. They say, "We're sort of empty-nesters, as the kids seem to come and go!" Their son, Alex, had a year in San Sebastián, Spain, cooking at the restaurant Mugaritz, and their daughter, Megan, after traveling to many beautiful places to study birds, has headed to California to start a master's degree program. Deborah Boone Tepper is living with her husband, Stewart, in Chesterland, Ohio, a small town half an hour from Cleveland. They both work full time in headache medicine, in adjoining offices at the Cleveland Clinic. Deb also does professional medical writing, editing, and reviewing in addition to clinical medicine.

'77 Laurence G. Bousquet
Syracuse, New York
Denese Fink Giordano
West Hempstead, New York

Linda I. Angst, Portland, Oregon, tells us that she is currently in a long-distance relationship with Bill Shapiro, who taught political science at Kenyon in the mid to late seventies. Through Facebook she has been in contact with a number of classmates, including Stacy K. Offner, Jerry Mindes, Lisa Riker Stuckey, Karen D'Arcy Couzens, and Margaret Jaffe Ash. Following early retirement from Lewis and Clark College, where she was a professor of cultural anthropology and gender studies for the past ten years, Linda is now a freelance writer and consultant on Japanese culture and history. Her book In a Dark Time: Memory, Community, and Gendered Nationalism in Postwar Okinawa will be published by Harvard University Press in December. Linda and Bill have gotten together with Cliff Weber, who taught classics at Kenyon for nearly forty years. Cliff and his wife, Kuniko, retired to Portland four years ago. Michael A. Swiger, Washington, D.C., is still a partner with Van Ness Feldman, with a private practice in energy and environmental law. January marked his twenty-fifth year at the firm. Michael says he is likely to be there the rest of his useful life--that is, when he is not helping to take care of his four Shih-Tzus ranging in age from one to sixteen years.

'78 Bruce V. Thomas
Richard, Virginia

'79 Daniel A. Gulino
Mary Ann Gulino
Athens, Ohio

Kristin Olsen Kiser, Chevy Chase, Maryland, is enjoying reliving the Kenyon experience through the eyes of her daughter, Kelsey A. Kiser '14. Margaret Garland Whitman, Towson, Maryland, still loves being a school nurse at Calvert School, her alma mater. Margie's daughter, Elizabeth, attended Denison, and her son Benjamin is currently a student there. Both Ben and her younger son, Robert, who attends the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, play golf for their schools. Margie says any visitors to the Baltimore area are welcome to stay at her home.

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