Because Samuel came home from school, smiling and happy.
Because we did his stretches for p.e. together and he saw progress in his stiff muscles.
Because Grace came home tired but happy from a full day, including spinning contests on the metal poles at recess, something which apparently involves a lot of arm strength.
Because I've started another Olen Steinhauer novel and it is really really good.
And finally, because someone mentioned oatmeal cookies this morning and it just sounded like the right thing to do this afternoon.