Certainly this was prompted by not wanting to put up the new certificate, which I wrote about in Signed, Sealed, Delivered. But why today I have no idea.
Anyway, this is what I saw on the back:
Sorry for the crummy iPhone photo-I hope you can read it. The main points are that these are instructions for adding "Future Recertification Labels", and the backing removes easily for the replacement of the label.
I guess I hadn't looked at the back of the thing in quite some time, because I couldn't remember why I thought all I'd have to do when I got recertified was replace the little rectangle.
But this is why. The plan was clearly to have a recertification label every 10 years. NOT, mind you, a big, galumphing new certificate that wags its finger at readers as if to say, "Your doctor had better cough up the annual fee and do those PIP modules, otherwise she'll lose her certification and your care will be compromised and she'll be very, very bad!"
So now, I'm just going to remove the old label, and replace it with a decorative swatch of my choosing.
These are some possibilities:
I'm looking for suggestions, so pipe up with ideas.