Warren Riess published his third book recently, a memoir tiled "On the Eastern Front 1914: Meine Kriegserinnerungen." He is currently a Research Associate Professor, Emeritus of History at the University of Maine. During the past forty years his research and teaching have focused on the maritime archaeology and history of the Colonial Americas.
Claire has been writing poetry, since she learned what a poem was - 60 years ago - and has just begun to publish them. Her first poem was recently published in Oberon Magazine (2019).
For the last 40 years she has worked every day designing databases for computer systems. During boring corporate meetings, coffee breaks, lunchtime and downtime, she wrote poetry. She hopes you enjoy her collection and find something interesting to think about. Claire's poetry book, "Working Woman Poetry, can be found on finishinglinepress.com.
Robert Huntington '69 has written a book consisting of 55 memoir short stories that cover events in his life growing up in Norwich and living/working in places as varied as Arkansas City, Kansas, Jerusalem, Afghanistan, a brothel in Vietnam and a rice plantation in Tanzania. The memoir is titled "Beets, a Brother, and a Borrowed Bowie Knife."
Chris enjoys a new sport in retirement - sprinting! Chris won the 50 meter sprint in the 2018 Maryland Senior Olympics in her age group (you calculate!). Her time was 11.09 seconds.
Then she broke that record in 2019 with a time of 10.87 seconds! Met an incredible and inspiring group of senior athletes in Albuquerque this year at the National Games. Try it - there's a sport for everyone!
Janet Lathrop Cosenza '66 & Lydia Atlas Chilstrom '66 traveled the Danube on a Viking River cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg in October making stops in Vienna & Salzburg, Austria. They had a great trip!
Brenda DelGado received the 2018 World AIDS Day Trailblazer Award from the greater Hartford AIDS funding and services community for her life-long commitment to HIV Care and Prevention services. It was presented at the World AIDS Day ceremony hosted by the City of Hartford. World AIDS Day is observed internationally each year on December 1st. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic and uniting people in the fight against the disease.
Roger recently graduated from East West School of Planetary Herbology receiving a diploma as a Professional Herbalist in Chinese, Ayurvedic and Western Medicine with an emphasis on Chinese Differential Diagnosis and herbal pharmacopeia. He is pursuing two courses in Anatomy and Pathology of Diseases with Chinese influence.
Richard has been named Clarence Adams and Rachel Adams Visiting Professor of the Practice of Political Science by Brown University. His most recent book, Congressional Procedure: A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the United States, has been named a finalist for the Benjamin Franklin Award in politics and current events and also a finalist in two categories for the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award.
Judy shares that 43 members of the Class of 1965 enjoyed a December 2018 Holiday Party at Prime 82 hosted by Bill '65 and Elaine Valace '71 Trantalis. Since the 50th Reunion, members of the the class continue to meet monthly for lunch, and welcome all classmates, near and far, to join them.
Diane is singing with a group called "Rock Voices;" a choir and a rock band that puts on three performances a year in West Hartford, Connecticut. To see her perform, access the upcoming event dates at rockvoices.com.