btw as an aside the little single pad Tony sent me awhile ago has gained several pads in a pot. They aren't huge but it sure beats others in pots for size. (save an O. ficus-indica that is awaiting transplantation. One like the first plant that Tony sent me which is label O. x vaseyi has grown a single pad this year.
Here's to you, all you insidious creatures of green..er I mean cacti.