All that was much needed reassurance, as once again a dead end has arisen in Thailand. After e-mailing Destination Beauty about arranging an appointment in Bangkok using the assumed name of Allen Wilson as many of the clinics there have blacklisted me for harassment, my personal contact Mint replied rather noncommittally.
I wrote back with my enthusiasm cautiously reigned in, believing that this may be my chance. The response came like a swift rolled up news paper to the nose, rigidly saying, "No!"
Of course it will require new procedures, that's why I'm offering you enough American dollars to buy a town home in the nicer part of Heaven to develop them!
However, know that this indomitable spirit will not be crushed by merely this, and I will continue to fight my battles until my species matches my identity.