Well I just received word today that- wait for it - my fingerprints are still good!! Pfew! That's a relief since I was worried they may have changed! O.K. In all seriousness, I am thrilled that I got the letter from USCIS today for two reasons:
1) yes I am thankful that now my fingerprints don't expire until June 2013 (I am ready for you Baby Joaquin! Come on!!)
2) not even a full week passed between my appt. and RECEIVING the approval notice. This gives me a BUNCH of hope that when I go to get fingerprinted (again) for M. that the turn around for her approval will be RA-PI-DO! Vamanos! Andale!