Wholly shit! Flash plus Wacom, plus free time equals AWESOME!
Had I known flash was actually not as hard to use as I had always been told, and had I been introduced to a Wacom tablet 3 years ago, I could have animated an entire feature film by now.
I opened flash today at work and started dicking around with it for the first time ever. Within 5 minutes I made this:
Granted it ain't Disney, I was blown away at how easy it is to use. I'm going to try and keep working with it over the next couple of days and learn all the ins and outs. I'm super jazzed.