What makes this trip a little different is that we now have an office manager (maybe wrong title) who is a star, although I'm a little terrified by her efficiency. So instead of just muddling along as usual, there are actual arrangements waiting for me.
I think when we got funding, I had the idea that I'd be a little freer to talk about what's going on. Was I wrong. I'll try to post about things after they officially happen, by which time everyone knows anyway, so there's not much point.
P.S. I always try to reply to comments because I appreciate the opportunity for human conversation. I haven't had the time to do that recently. I'm sorry.