Yeah, Andy and I are in no rush. We did want to spend some time in person, but not meaning the trip to be anything more serious than that. The fact that we were just good friends for about seven months before it became more helped with the naturalness, "be yourself" part, since we knew each other already before we had a need to "impress" or anything.
Shann, my grandma has that same startle reflex. When my mom was little, she'd have to stand in the doorway and yell if she needed to wake her mom, otherwise she'd get clobbered.
Tomorrow I have to go in to the college for a mandatory meeting for all the interpreters. I guess I'll talk to my boss and try to get a sense of why I didn't get any work this term...
Oh, and I've interacted a tad with Becky on FaceBook and IM in the last couple of days and she seems okay.