New job: kicks ass.
First useful contribution at new job: today.
Taking the train instead of driving: awesome.
Re-establishing aikido routine: unbelievable.
Seeing ex being joyful again, and hitting it off like when we were dating, after the friendship being weird for over a year: disorienting.
Seeing little brother: great.
Failure to call parents and say how good new job is, and to mention I met my cousin from D.C. in the map store at Pike Place Market in Seattle: lame.
Need for sleep: substantial.
Days to birthday: 15.
Status: life is good.