b'C L A S SN O T E SWe want to hear from you! Email your updates and achievements to jcalmes@ormeschool.org.1962 How You Can Overcome Them - will behas projects going on the Ranch and I Lucy Steers published in early 2022.It, too, has gen- continue to quilt as often as I can!Not a lot to say about the past yearjusterated some interesting podcast inter-a couple of camping adventures goingviews, magazine articles, and mediaRoys Mansur to our winter home in Borrego Springs inbuzz.Phyllis and I celebrate our 50thLife is good - having a lot of fun with my November and returning to Seattle inanniversary in November and continueracehorses which are doing very well. I late April.The northbound trip was farour various camping excursionshave three in Minnesota and three at Ari-superiorbetter weather, no trying tothroughout the majestic wilderness andzona Downs which is right over the hill set up a tent in the cold and dark andstunning forests of Pennsylvania. from where I live.I dont go out much pouring rain, gorgeous scenery along old(except to the races) but I am hanging in Highway 395, beautiful hiking near Mt.there and I cant wait for Covid to be Whitney.Then came summer in Seattle: gone!very hot (comparatively), almost no rain, but incredible harvests from the garden. Linda Thorell HillsSmall problem with a slip on the stairsI have spent the entire year in Colorado. and a badly broken toe, but could haveMy garden has benefited! So we have been so much worse.Keep busy (be- enjoyed abundant veggies and flowers. yond being a farmers wife) with books,Having all 3 of my children nearby has online bridge with old friends, Sudoku (Ibeen the greatest blessing. They all are am addicted), and (most enjoyable)mostly working from home. My son keeping in touch with Orme classmatesScott is now nearly 2 years with Ball via our quarterly zoom meetings.Look- Aerospace; son James as well as his ing forward to a soon-to-be-plannedsister Louise and her husband Shay are class reunion sometime within the nextall with Lockheed. They are all fortunate few months. to be in an industry that could function My two favorite nurses. well under COVID. My granddaughter 1964 Josephina is a total delight at 20 Ruth Ann Lucking ColLeigh Hagge Tuckeymonths- a sunny child filled with curiosi-Im sure I can speak for the few withGreetings from Wyoming.The 55thty and excitement about her world and whom Ive been in contact over the lastClass Reunion last year (2020)!It waskeeping her parents Scott and Michelle year that we are beyond ready to getexceptional!Everyone enjoyed being to- busy. Last years mini-reunion of 65ers back to a sense of normalcy!! Hopefully,gether, sharing life stories, and sittingat the Tuckey ranch in WY was a high-we will be on campus again soon, shar- around the campfire.We had wonderfullight and the only trip taken. I continue ing our memories and adventures!weather and amazing food.And every- my work on the board of the Carnegie one got home without experiencing anyHero Fund Commission via Zoom, but 1965 COVID symptoms! plan on a trip to Pittsburgh in Sept. Our Tony Fredericks We had hoped to repeat it again this yearfamily ranch has been the focus of a Recently, the editors at Psychology To- but with individual travel plans, compa- great deal of time and energy, as irriga-day.com invited me to pen a recurringny, and concerns about COVID it didnttion improvements have continued, blog (Creative Insights) on the naturehappen.Well try again! along with other significant projects. I and nurture of creativity.Its been an in- Our family is doing well.Everyone isam hugely grateful that I have two sons credible ride and Im thoroughly enjoyinghealthy and busy.As hard as it is for uswho are interested, skilled, and generous both the research and positive reactionsto believe, we have a grandson in col- in giving their time and energy to the de-from readers.My latest adult nonfictionlege, a granddaughter who is a Senior inmands of a working ranch. The rewards book - From Fizzle to Sizzle: The HiddenHigh School, and another grandson whoto all of us are profound. Its a beautiful Forces Crushing Your Creativity andis a Sophomore.Time sure goes by fastplace to spend time. We hope for an end when youre having fun!! Bert alwaysto this pandemic and are eternally 52'