I just realized, it's been just about one year, but it's the journey not the destination (I hope!)
An interesting week. A few days in Portland, Maine (but no chance to see anything interesting as I was doing lectures at Fairchild Semiconductor).
We took Mum and Sis (and three of her old buddies from Washington, DC environs) to see Macbeth Friday night. Talk about drained...
Well, to see and read about the actual progress on Phoenix, click here: http://home.fiam.net/eeharrow/harrowhtm/ballast.htm You'll have to go down that page a bit to get to the sparks. The good news is that it all worked.
SWMBO jr is now on the phone, telling us about her time in Costa Rica - wading thru water covering the road, with gators etc hanging out on either side. Walking across suspension bridge missing many planks... Guess it's good she called after. [img]smile.gif[/img]