On the upside: back in the United States. (Nothing against the rest of the world, mind you.) Back in the South. (Nothing against the rest of the country, mind you.) Still employed. All family, friends, etc doing better than we deserve.
Downsides: Still employed, and in transition, which means less spare time than I thought.
(And having private(ish) access to the internets at all times? Not helping! New term I learned this week: lifehack - it's what the internet does with your time.)
So what is a gal to do with that time?
Sign up for National Novel Writing Month, of course!
God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy.