Thursday, December 18, 2008
It was a beautiful day. By some minor miracle the rain finally let up and we had a day of full sunshine for the first time since we got to Rome. The basilica where Sofia was baptized is ancient and beautiful - so much so that we felt very lucky indeed to be able to celebrate this early rite of passage in such a place. The people, the location, the weather; everything and everyone seemed to have conspired to make this a beautiful and unforgettable experience.