John got the news we've been waiting for--a defense date! (Just to clarify, this means he will be defending his dissertation. Some students heard us talking and thought we were saying he got in to "Penn State". Nope.)
John has a defense date. Lord willing, on April 12, 2011, I will officially be married to a doctor.
I was trying to convey how important this was to Sam and told him that we were excited because, "Daddy finished his book." John told him that his book was about how Jesus died on the cross. He then prompted him by asking what happened after Jesus' death.
Sam replied, "He rose from the dead and lived happily ever after." Amen and amen.