The man in blue can expect orders shortly. We learned this within the past 30 minutes.
I am going to break the news to my parents tomorrow. I may even make the drive out to where they live, which isn't nextdoor, but still close enough.
*cue sad sappy music*
After looking at the local information on schools, housing, jobs, I am a bit more optimistic than I was yesterday. I now have to figure out how go about selling a house here and finding a new job there. At least I found out now instead of March or April.