celebrating

I am celebrating this:

http://www.lis.illinois.edu/articles/2012/07/mcdowell-named-centennial-scholar

I am also celebrating that my cat is okay, that my spouse is a rockstar, that my friends are awesome, that I have new glasses and comfy, sassy shoes.  Life is short and full of injuries of all kinds.  Some days, we just sweat it out.  My wish is that everybody, at some point, gets to work hard and be rewarded for it.

I'm also in the middle of Bitterblue by Cashore.  More to come!

p.s. my cat: