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Eric Robert Nolan, aka “The Man in the Green Jacket” (no, you will never live that down, Eric!), had many poems published this year in online literary journals in the United States, Australia, and Great Britain, including Delaware Sheets, published in May in Every Day Poets. His debut novel, The Dogs Don’t Bark In Brooklyn Anymore, a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel, was to be published this fall by Dagda Publishing in the U.K.

Len Ornstein was one of 15 teachers in the country chosen for an immersion workshop on the Marshall Plan with the George C. Marshall International Center in Virginia. He also was chosen for the Gilder Lehrman “Age of Reagan” workshop at California’s Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library & Museum. Len ranked 4,475th in the world for ages 40 to 44 in this year’s Reebok CrossFit Open.

To celebrate their 40(ish) birthdays, Dave Kovacs and wife Mary Johnson Kovacs ’95 joined friends – trip organizer Dave Evans and wife Cat, Colin O’Brien and wife Jen, Dave Marks and wife Kristin, Chris Gildea and wife Amy, Matt St. Amand ’95 and wife Amanda Harris St. Amand ’95, Greg Urquhart ’95 and wife Wendy James Urquhart ’95, Brett Christiansen ’95 and wife Lilith, and Sean Forde ’96 and wife Lesley – in February in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

I apologize for missing a few deadlines over the past months. It’s clearly an argument for going to law school in your 20s and not your late 30s/early 40s! After graduating in May from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law, I’ve been madly studying for the bar and accepted a clerkship with the presiding judge for Pima County in Tucson. If things go well, I plan to complete the clerkship in a year and move to the City of Tucson Public Defender’s Office. Hope all are healthy and happy! Don’t forget our 20th reunion in May/June 2014!