Here's how they stack up:
My happy dance wasn't as cool as Calvin's.
I offer this up in the spirit of excitement and wanting to share my amazement. Only the fact that I swore not to use this very clichéd word in this context prevents me from using it here.
I guess that one reason for the reluctance of many authors to discuss such things may be fear of being seen to be chest-beating or failing.
But I've always taken the view that I'll share the highs and lows with any of my readers who bother to follow me online - so there it is.
It's also quite a pleasing way to celebrate the 1st anniversary of my being made redundant from my day job!