No more prep for me. A short night's sleep, out of Nuevo Rancho Lake a little before 5 am, and into the OR. They're supposed to start cutting around 7:30 am Pacific time, and a preliminary guess is that I'll be in recovery around 9:30, and out to a surgery wing bed in the early afternoon. lasirenadolce will update here as time and Internet access permits.
Meanwhile, life continues to hand me good news. A friend emailed that she saw a whole pocket of the Mainspring [ Powell's | Amazon thb | Audible ] mass market paperback in a WalMart in El Paso. Today the_child made the cut for a role in the professional performance of ¡Entusiasmo!. I've told her that wanting to see her perform is what will bring me out of the hospital.
Y'all play nice while I'm gone. There'll be a quiz once I'm back.