It was pointed out by a reader that my last note in April is out of date since the new part has not begun posting. He was/is certainly correct.
Doing the rewrite turns out to be a bit more involved than it appeared at the time the April was posted. Progress is being made. Some of the early chapters are very close to being ready to publish. However, sprinkled among them there are a few that need some revision. Progress is being made but not at nearly the pace I thought it would be in April. At the end of May, I thought posting would have started by now. It will be soon but...
Again thanks for your interest in the story and for the comments I've received.