Shirley Burchfield at the launch of the USAID funded Early Grade Reading Program (Aprender a Ler) in Mozambique. Michael and Peggy Paladini took the Stow Independent to France with them this past September on their 25th wedding anniversary trip. Here they are standing in front of the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris on Thursday, September12th. Some nice young ladies from Australia visiting Paris’s 850-year-old cathedral took this photo of Michael and Peggy. During a tremendous weekend getaway to Martha’s Vineyard, SCUM celebrated its 20th year of rising to the top. Pictured are Ellen Sturgis, Gillian Davies, Betsy Wisch, Steve Jelinek, Dave Korn and Mike Kopczynski.