Abby and I have just come back from Hamburg, Germany, where we attended the wedding of Abby’s childhood friend Swantje. The wedding was beautiful, and it was nice to be in a city where people obey traffic signals and there isn’t dust everywhere. I’ll describe the trip in a subsequent blog entry after I sort through the photos. In the meantime, right before we left, I attended a meeting of the Special Friends of the National Gallery. The Special Friends group is a support group for the National Gallery, an institution which I described in an August 26th blog entry….