Happy thing one: One of my advisees got a review essay accepted at CCC!
Happy thing two: Another of my advisees did a really impressive revision of a chapter she's been wrestling with for a long long time. It's completely different and really, really good. And she is on the job market to boot (which of course raises the degree of difficulty).
Happy thing three: What will it be?
Let's ask magic 8 ball:
Better not tell you now.
The sly bastard.