So last year around this time, I was in Rome for a conference involving my day job.
The Capitoline Venus had just come to the National Gallery of Art in Washington in honor of our newly minted sister city agreement with Rome, and I was at the Capitoline Museum looking at her empty pedestal.
It seemed like the perfect opportunity to blog about the similarities between our two capitals – and it would be Historic District’s first official field trip.
Unfortunately, the day job took over, and I never got around to blogging.
Well, tempus fugit, and this month I find myself back in the Eternal City.
The difference this time is that I’m purely on vacation, and I’ve made my offering to the blog gods to keep me writing as long as I’m here.