Congratulations on your job! (I hope ) There is nothing better than having a job that you like, or that is at least interesting. I hope that is the case for you.
Things have been going very well over here. Lots of fun (and strange) projects. I don't get to do photo refs for their own sake too much anymore, but occasionally we'll have a project that results in something that can be used as stock.
I hope you'll be able to be around a bit. It's wonderful seeing your photography again.