September 9, 2009
Ever since our arrival in Sicily, we have all been entranced by the looming volcano in our back yard. On Sunday we ventured up to do some closer exploration. As we wound our way up a small road, the clouds seemed to grow closer, and we noticed a significant drop in the temperature. Camille wasn't feeling well so Adam and I took turns hiking around with Noah. We are all anxious to plan another trip to Mount Etna, but we may wait a little while. I got an e-mail last night reporting an increase in earthquakes over the weekend which indicates there might be an eruption soon. Glad I didn't know that while we were hiking around (but I do look a little worried in the photo Noah took of me, don't I?). Stay tuned. We'll let you know if we see any lava!