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Playing Bridge

I play bridge, not very well, but I enjoy the game. We play cards and we have a beverage or two, we share stories and make one another laugh. What could be better?

We take the summer off and last week the season started again. I have encountered a problem though. I use braille cards - I hold the cards with my right hand and use my left index finger to read the cards. In early July, I chopped up my left index finger with an immersion blender. It has healed nicely but the cuts were to the bone, through the nerves and I have lost all sensation in the fingertip. I have to figure out how to best make this work.

I tried holding the cards with the left hand and using the right hand to read them but that just felt awkward. I tried using the left middle finger to read the cards and that may be the best option. For those of you who use braille, try reading with a different finger than you are used to - weird, isn’t it?

I play again this afternoon, so I will try a few different techniques and see what works best.

Lesson learned - unplug the immersion blender before trying to clean it.


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