I am writing from a very cold and rather soggy Rome this evening. Locating affordable Internet access has been more difficult than foreseen. Apologies to anyone hoping for a response from me about something. There are a few prefabricated posts that I finished up before I left, which will be appearing over the next couple days. If I get some sustained time at the Interpoint down the street, I will catch up on my correspondence and hopefully have some photographs of the trip and recording session to put here. That will all have to wait until I send messages to the family and possibly until after I get back. Thank you for your patience.