October 22, 2012 1:24 PM EDT
Then I found out Twain was a Freemason. So, never mind.
October 29, 2012 11:53 AM EDT
I saw in the "best of sicily" link a note about how poor the air quality is in Palermo. I was wondering how that affects long time residents
November 01, 2012 2:46 AM EDT
Yes, Brian, the air is plenty polluted. I have seen a couple of spot checks of car and motorcycle emissions going on, but nothing serious. Palermo is surrounded by mountains on three sides. Lots of noise pollution too on the main drags, I can tell you.