Class Notes

  • March 2024 Class Notes

    March 2024 Class Notes

    For much of the last ten years, writing the class notes has, in the main, been both a joy and a labor of love. Close friends and family have long noted that pitting awriting instrument in my hands is even more problematic than handing me themicrophone on any occasion but especially at any one of…

  • January 2024 Class Notes

    January 2024 Class Notes

    Compiled January 8, 2024 It is January 8th, 2024. Three Kings Day has passed as has the third anniversary of the assault on the capitol (facts are facts; we all saw it and it was no Progressive Insurance ad), and not only has the assault on our senses that will be the 2024 presidential campaign…

  • November 2023 Class Notes

    November 2023 Class Notes

    Compiled 11/8/23 Author’s plea: if we don’t have your current email address, we don’t know how to send you stuff on the reunion. If you get this and haven’t given us your email, please send it to srohrer44@gmail.com. Stu won’t sell it to just anybody. It is November 8, 2023. I don’t believe I can…

  • September 2023 Class Notes

    September 2023 Class Notes

    Compiled 9/4/2023 First, let me thank many of you for your good recent correspondence including Ted Over, Carl Wells and Steve Kase. I appreciated each note very much from Carl, who asserted that, while good fences don’t necessarily make good neighbors, they do prevent his dogs from bolting, to Steve who, while not being able…

  • July 2023 Class Notes

    July 2023 Class Notes

    Compiled May 17, 2023 Good morning all you Yale 74ers anxiously awaiting news! For three years, the phrase most oft repeated in my presence has been, “You’re on mute!” But no longer. It has been replaced by a multitude of questions most often amounting to “what are the reunion dates?” This can be asked in…

  • May 2023 Class Notes

    May 2023 Class Notes

    Compiled March 17, 2023 Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Or as a NYC bartender friend of mine calls it “Amateur Hour”. When pressed on the appellation, he responded, “its one of three days the suburban yahoos come in to get drunk.” The others: New Year’s Eve and the night before Thanksgiving when the “college boys” come…