1. having really great students
2. getting office visits from really great students
3. the uptick in the amount of hugging on an already significantly huggy campus
4. the prospect of full-time poeting*
5. playing the how-many-students-will-be-sleeping-in-the-stacks game on my way to work (today's guess: 3)
*not yet--too much end-of-semester stuff to get through first. But soon.