Firstly the Gorse Fox has managed to arrange to work from home tomorrow,
Secondly, he has had a productive day, and
Thirdly, he has been offered a new job in Starfleet and they want him to start at the begining of December.
This last bit of news was the icing on the cake. The job was one that he discussed about 4-6 weeks ago. It had all gone quiet and he thought the opportunity had lapsed. But no, it was just the ponderous way in which Starfleet moves.