...that I now have in my possession everything needed to go to the Spanish consulate!
I have documents! I have translations! I have signatures! An appointment! A plane ticket! A place to stay! Some peace of mind!
All I need to do now is take the documents to a copy machine and carefully make four copies of everything, then tuck them back inside my very organized folder and breath deeply. Oh, and pick up two money orders at WalMart. And book the plane ticket for real, and buy an armored backpack in which to carry the papers to Chicago.
Okay, I don't quite have everything. Close enough.