And back into Kenyon classrooms in the fall.” Gary E.
Kaltenbach is still announcing for the Fremont, Ohio, high school bands and football games.
This summer we will be doing the same with two granddaughters. “I’ve launched a website to showcase my collection,” he reports. He describes the joy of communicating with granddaughter Cameron Peters ’20 who is excelling in her studies and campus organization activities. Rector returned from winter months in Delray Beach, Florida, to move into a new condo in Portsmouth, Rhode Island — hopefully his last move. ” John still shoots for the Erie County Historical Society and the Arboretum at Frontier Park in Erie, Pennsylvania: “No salary involved, but I sure do get to some great parties,” he adds. Hutch’s grandfather, dad, uncle and brother all played football for the University of Georgia.
“We just got back from a Rock and Romance cruise with stops in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands,” he notes, “which featured some big-name bands from the ’70s.
” “Last summer we enjoyed taking our 11-year-old grandson, Jakob, to a weeklong Grand Canyon program and two days in Las Vegas. Schori, Reno, Nevada, stays active in tennis, pickleball and yoga, enjoying good health and still traveling.
The Grand Canyon experience is offered by ‘Road Scholar’ and includes exploration in the western canyon, rafting the river and helicoptering out of the canyon. Wachtel, Memphis, Tennessee, still plays blues and jazz in various local venues and still paints. Gury is enjoying his beach home in Ocean Ridge, Florida, not far from Boca Raton. At the end of March he went on a sailing trip with friends off the coast of Belize. Baker retired this year as photographer for the Flagship Niagara — “the brig that won the Battle of Lake Erie, which allowed Kenyon College to exist! traveled to Pasadena to watch his beloved Georgia Bulldogs beat Oklahoma and its Heisman Trophy winner, then to the national championship football game in Atlanta, in which “they should have beaten Alabama,” he laments.
Kerr and his wife, Bonnie, put their North Carolina home on the market to prepare for their move to Scottsdale, Arizona.
Next up: 53rd wedding anniversary, two high-school graduations, a granddaughter wedding, all 27 of his clan for Christmas — and northern India next January. Rubin, Mill Valley, California, muses: “Maybe it’s the California water and sunshine — or plain curiosity about how we will get through these curious times — that keeps us reluctant seniors active.
He felt a compelling obligation to make our society better.
Now more than ever, I propose we continue that work.” Col. Alford and his wife, Judy, celebrated their Golden Anniversary with a trip to east Africa, where their daughter, Karen, is a nurse practitioner in the refugee settlements of Uganda.
He’s still reading and writing about ophthalmology and — in warmer weather — playing tennis. How likely is it that four members of the Kenyon community would have unplanned visits in Naples, Florida, within a 30-minute period! Johnson, Potsdam, New York, continues to have fun writing, directing and acting in dinner murder plays as fundraisers. Kelman Cohen updates that he “made it to 83 and continues to dodge health bullets.” He is still working on grant research and downsizing his home, with a bit of travel in store as well.
“It seems that I am one of the oldest alums,” Ira adds. Ryan reports that he and Mig remain healthy and active, golfing twice a week, playing tennis two or three times a week, and volunteering one afternoon a week at the Medical Center in Jupiter, Florida. Art also lectures in a program for retirees, SOAR at SUNY-Potsdam, this spring on Canada in World War II and World War II: Home Front Memories. He welcomes visits from classmates who are anywhere near Richmond, Virginia.