ell, my arrangements for heading out to Boston College to interview Francis A. Sullivan, SJ for my dissertation have finally come together. I'll fly out on May 11th and return on May 16th, which will give me a day or so of downtime before I have to head off to Collegeville for Kari-Shane's wedding. It also means that I've had to give up the ticket Dan gave me to go to the Symphony's performance of Beethoven's 9th on the 13th, which totally bites. I've never attended a live performance and it would have been ecstatic.
Still, despite the fact that the man is outrageously busy, I'll get some casual time in the evenings, especially, with Erik, and it'll be a lot of fun to have some daily contact for the first time in – yeesh! – half a decade. Unreal. It's another one of those things that stuns me with how quickly the days and years seem to slip by now.
So. Meeting with Fahey tomorrow afternoon after more work on the DDO. Then another cookout at Dan's, perhaps with a few more people joining us this time around, and Saturday afternoon Dan and I will take in the Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes
exhibition at the Public Museum together. The exhibition has been extended to the 29th of May, for those in reasonable distance (or not!): it's not to be missed.