Lulu was both excited and apprehensive about being in Rome. A wondrous city filled with fame and history, it also enjoyed a reputation of light pinching and fanny patting of woman by enthusiastic men.

We'd had dinner at Nino's near the bottom of the Spanish Steps, which were considered by many, at headquarters of this special attention. So, in the dark, we climbed them.

Nothing happened. Apprehension turned to disappointment.