In the meantime, I'm currently surrounded by a gaggle of very excited French children. One assumes they're on their way to something Fringe-y. (It's the monthlong festival in Edinburgh. Music, plays, and comedy sketches abound. My city has been overrun by temporary tents, tourists, and travelers.
Off I go to church this morning, and then back to the frantic attempt to get a draft of the dissertation in before I take off for the Highlands with my family.