The Basic Cadet (Doolie) we’re sponsoring caught the swine flu after arriving at the U.S. Air Force Academy, so he couldn’t visit us on his one day off in early July. Actually, our sponsored cadet is really my husband’s-sister’s-nephew-by-marriage and in Cajun terms, he’s family. It looks like he’ll be okay and he’s been given excellent medical care at USAFA, but it sucks to be him (heading to Jack’s Valley for harsh summer doolie training, after recovering from a temperature of 102 degrees F). For me, late June and early July marked the arrival and checking of the Vigilante proofs. Most important, my first look at the new cover!