This is just a test of the link between the Aro-Announce blog (http://aro-announce.blogspot.com/) and the Aro-announce mailing list (http://arobuddhism.org/community/newsletters.html). If this works, anything posted to the blog will also be mailed to the mailing list.
There is no need to reply to this message.
My apologies in advance if this posting/email uncovers any quirks in the system which result in you receiving a number of strange messages.
The photograph which you should see as part of this message is of Sgwd yr Eira, a waterfall in Wales.
With best wishes and thanks for your forbearance,