The phone's ringing more than it has been. (Hopefully this does not mess up my golf plans for this week.)
Financing is finally starting to get done. River West just got its largest order of that type in its three months of existence.
A lawyer friend advises that his/her business is up for the first time in months, and mostly because of financings and refinancings. (Yeah, bringing down that interest rate can't hurt when you compare it to LIBOR plus x basis points.)
I know, it is all anecdotal, but the signs keep pointing in the direction I want to see. I also know that maybe I just want to see things go that way and am biased in that direction, but hey, I'm entitled.