Ow. Ow. Ow. Yippee!

“Sign here.”

<scribble scribble>

“And here.”

<scribble scribble>

“And here.”

<scribble scribble>

“And initial here.”

<scribble scribble>

“And sign here.”

<scribble scribble>

(repeat ad infinitum)

“And one more here.”

<scribble scribble> (albeit more slowly, as the hand starts to cramp up)

“Oh, and one last one here.”

<scribble scribble>

And with the ritual draining of ink from the pen, we closed on our home mortgage refinance—from a 30-year fixed to a 15-year fixed, saving two points on the rate.

As for me, I’ve almost got the feeling back in my hand. I should be fine.