Class of 1981 Summer 2020 Class Note

Barb Brown Dalton How do you write a column during a pandemic? This won’t go to print for a few months, and we have no idea where our country and our world will be at that point. I’ve thought of my parents a lot lately, and how they grew up in the Great Depression and…

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Class of 1981 Winter 2020 Class Note

Barb Brown Dalton We’ll start off with news items that are indicators of our age!  Honors and awards seem to be popping up more often, along with retirement announcements. The mailbag did not disappoint this time around!   Congrats to Marie Warner on her induction into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame this past August.…

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Class of 1981 Summer 2019 Class Note

Barb Brown Dalton How about that Maine football team?! How about those Red Sox? How about the Patriots? And how about the Maine Women’s basketball team?! We love our sports here in eastern Maine and northern New England and it’s been a darn good past year! Hope you’ve enjoyed it from wherever you are, too!…

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Class of 1981 Fall 2018 Class Note

Barb Brown Dalton 21 Black Bear Drive Veazie, ME 04401-6929 (207) 947-4827 barbiebd81@gmail.com Facebook: University of Maine Class of 1981 and facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1981/   Are you retired yet? I am far from it, having just started my ad agency three years ago! But, those of you who are lucky enough to have retired early should feel…

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Class of 1981 Spring 2018 Class Note

Barb Brown Dalton 21 Black Bear Drive Veazie, ME 04401-6929 (207) 947-4827 barbiebd81@gmail.com Facebook: University of Maine Class of 1981 and facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1981/   As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Alfond Arena this year, it seems fitting to report on classmate John Tortorella, head coach of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets. John was awarded the…

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Class of ’81 Fall 2017 Class Notes

Barb Brown Dalton 21 Black Bear Drive Veazie, ME 04401-6929 (207) 947-4827 barbiebd81@gmail.com Facebook: University of Maine Class of 1981 and facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1981/   Say what you want about social media, but I love it! When used properly, it does great things and sure is helping to keep our class connected. When the mailbag was empty…

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Spring 2017 Class Notes

Barb Brown Dalton 21 Black Bear Drive Veazie, ME 04401-6929 (207) 947-4827 barbiebd81@gmail.com Facebook: University of Maine Class of 1981 and facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1981/ I’m finishing this column up in a blizzard, challenged to remember details about Homecoming, and knowing that it won’t be published until spring! In this digital age, when everyone already knows what happened…

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