KUDOS to wayland maintainer
Action item from retro https://en.opensuse.org/Portal:15.2/Retrospective#WAYLAND
What perhaps might stand out was the enabling of Wayland and me not realizing I was on Wayland. I only found out when I tried to install the NVidia driver.
Some people figured it out only because older nvidia drivers wouldn't have support for wayland.
Send kudos for a smooth transition!