...of orthotic devices, soon. The doc told me yesterday that I need a thumb spica splint that will immobilize the thumb. I'll have to wear it for between 2 and 4 weeks, or until whenever the ligaments (not tendons, apparently) heal. $40. I'll add that to my collection of ankle braces, wrist braces, and bite splints (though this last is not strictly an orthotic).
Listening to: Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, Op. 90 D899 from the album "Perspectives" by Mitsuko Uchida
In my random browsing, I found someone who had a similar idea for the stars on the shoulder. It seems like he (she?) got the colors flipped, assuming the photo wasn't flipped. The design is from obeygiant.com.