Edit: 12 minutes to go-time. BRING IT ON, BITCHES!!!!
2 hours until go-time. I'm not as nervous as I thought I'd be. It helps that most of the department has already left town and won't be sitting and staring at me googly-eyed throughout the defense. As far as I know I'll be graced by the presence of Elise, Jeremy, Goose, and Abby. And that makes me happy.
Listening: the voices in my head...and they sound oddly like the Dixie Chicks.