D has begun work at The City Library. Part-time, and entry level, but with hope for the future, and a smattering of benefits. We have ordered pizza, sharing it with ND this evening, and enjoying the idea of having a little more income, and taking bites out of the student loans.
And he has a place to go every day, a making, in his words, a real contribution - which he is most happy about. A job in his field, in the middle of a recession. Not that bad.