And so our travels begin on a rainy Thursday. Here we are on the plane -- back together again (Tommy Bravo and I were in London for the Olympics). I think he is thinking, "Let's take this picture and let me get some sleep -- I'm going to need it."
- BTW, Tommy has a growing fan club...
Meantime, at this point, we don't know when the conclave will begin. Already the next day in Rome, and they are on standby.
By the time we arrive in Heathrow, there is trouble. A big rain delay. Let's break the news to Tommy.
- While we are finally on the plane to Rome, the news breaks.
After we finally land, we are met with more rain, but it's Rome, we're here and we cannot wait.