So the plant is ever-growing...that little bit that I had referred to as a "sprout" that had previously been a "nubbin" is now it's own full-blown...leaflet? Branch? What are the technical names for these sorts of things? See pictures below.
the leaflet grows!
the full body shot...I think it's almost time for a new pot.
I think you need a cat.
But cats require so much more work. And they have smelly litter boxes.