I am sitting here having my morning coffee, still adjusting to the turning forward of the clocks. I have refraining from updating on the Liberty/Ellis island situations for the past few weeks because the situation appeared fluid and the news contradictory. Now, it seems that Liberty will be opening this summer and Ellis in 2014. The structural damage was especially severe in Elli’s main building, particularly to the electricity and other infrastructure. This is taking considerable time to repair. The Ellis artifacts are now safely housed in Maryland and will be held and preserved there in the meantime. If you have ever been to Ellis Island you know how special these treasures are. Here is a look at the preservation process, complete with photographs and audio. It is worth ten minutes of your Sunday.