As you can see, we have received an answer -- albeit a cryptic one -- from the Maryland Historical Trust:
From me to MHT, Tuesday 10/4, 4:06pm:
"Hi ladies! Just me being a pest again. Any word on anything? Wanting to know whether my margarita tonight should be celebratory or consolatory... --G
PS- Lions are being moved tomorrow!"
From MHT to me, Wednesday 10/5, 5:40pm:
"Hi Gregory [changed from "Greg," since my name is not "Greg..."]
Congratulations on having two less lions in the house! Now you only have your two instead of the four :p, although I guess yours are more "cubs." Anyways, yes the application was reviewed at the Easement Committee meeting and there was no ground shaking this time, always an improvement. You will receive a letter from the Director in approximately two weeks. Until then, go out and have a drink :) and enjoy your time in Mexico! Thanks, Amy"
From me to MHT, Wednesday 10/5, 6:01pm:
"Come on, you're killing me with the suspense! Should the drink be celebratory? Should I have it but hold the salt? Oh, the metaphors I could continue to use!"
From me to my blog, Wednesday 10/5, 10:28pm: