Thursday and Friday were both very good days.  Each afforded an opportunity to walk a bit in the process of getting to where I needed to be.  I’ve included a few photos to add so local flavor.  These include things like the impressive interior of a mall I actually like, a really long escalator, some hard working mimes, a 500 year old tower, and a couple of night scenes from the river area.  One more subtle picture incorporates a 500 year old place of worship with American “culture” not at its finest.

On Thursday I finally had my official visit with the Novaks. Ferdo, the family dog who hasn’t always liked me greeted me like a long lost friend.  Pavla prepared a delicious meal.  The kids were around, and Honza and I had a good talk.  It was a good night.  On Friday I was scheduled to meet with Petr Unger.  It has been a couple of years since I have been able to see him. Not only did he and I have a great