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My dainty hand made to be all clumpy and immobile.

Don’t feel sorry for me.  Except I’ll take any sympathy I can get.  My right thumb is crippled due to overuse.  I’ve been cutting with scissors and mousing way to much and I’m now paying the price.  If only I were ambidextrous!  Unfortunately I’m not, so I’m trying to help myself with this brace thing.

That’s no excuse for neglecting my writing though.  Well, it kind of is.  The truth of the matter is I’ve been so non-writey lately I don’t even recognize myself.  For example, my birthday was in August and I still haven’t written the thank-you notes for the gifts I received.  It’s nearly time to write thank-you notes for Christmas (if I’m on the “nice” list) so I better get on those birthday notes before it’s too late.  OK, it’s too late already, but better late than never, right?

I want to become more writey, so I’m just going to fake it ’til I make it.  I’ve got my Pandora Christmas station playing and I’m at the computer despite my crippledness.  The Christmas season is officially underway, which is a good thing with or without a crippled hand, with or without writing.

There will be lots of decorating going on at the Auntie B’s Wax World Headquarters this weekend.  I’m starting to get into the spirit.

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