1. Grandma is much better, and might be able to go home in time for Mother’s Day. She does, however, have permanent damage to her kidneys and we will be watching her closely in the coming weeks.

2. In better news, it is official: I am now a professional knitwear designer. And I get paid and everything! My very first pattern was accepted this afternoon, and I am very, very excited.

3. Now if I could just hear back from Tor (with an affirmative) everything would be just dandy.