1. We are on a three-week break!
2. We went to buy a vacuum cleaner today, and the one we wanted was fifty percent off!
3. More publication! Yesterday I submitted an essay to a few journals, and when I woke up this morning, I had an acceptance email from Southern Indiana Review. Less than twenty four hours--talk about instant gratification. And I get fifty dollars (my first time being paid for an essay).
4. Joe just found out he gets to teach a higher level English class next semester.
5. We are on a three-week break!