Thumb Thing's Missing
by, 07-11-2012 at 11:04 AM (829 Views)
Good news: I don't have to go to Global Entry to get reprinted--they only use 4 fingers for ID.
Bad news: I'm losing half my right thumb in a few weeks. Amputation is the only option for me to get healthy again.
Good news: We're still going to South Africa in 6 wks.
Good news: We're still going to Bali in October.
Bad news: I will lose a lot of mobility.
Good news: I will still be able to drink wine with my left hand.
Good news: Massages are very inexpensive in Bali.
Bad puns abounding; the title is a major groaner, but no apologies!. My grandfather was a master at bad puns. When he and my grandmother went to Paris, he said he walked around so much that day his "feet were Eiffel T'ard".
My brother doctor commented about the final recourse, "It's out of your hand."
So, it runs in the family.
If I were a pilot, my nickname could be "Niner" but I could do a High Four when the occasion called for it.
Not much more to say. I can't let this stop my travels. We have places to see. I can hitch a ride on Delta or a few other airlines--won't be thumbing on the road. There are too many LL packages I haven't bought yet! I haven't been to Victoria Falls or St Petersburg or Kenya or Cambodia or Alaska or...