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A 173-post collection

Friday, Day 0, Mor PLNs

Plague news: FIVE new cases, one local and four imports. Damnit. Australia's at 85.*% first vax, 70.8% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 73.7% first vax, 58.7% fully vaxxed. We're getting there.

I shall be keeping an eye out on that local case thing. According to MeMum, it was an unvaxxed, infected Knomira who skated through on the Gold Coast. Fun.

Mayhem is suffering side-effects from the second jab. We're doing palliative care and keeping an eye on him. So far, it's just hives and super-sensitive tumtum. So far.

I have already done my stream, fed my starters, started cooking the bikkie. I've done the litterbox in the Catio, but we need to change a panel in the roof before I let the cats back out into that. Thinking about ways to stop that roof portion flapping in the wind will have to be a thing. I'm not buying roof panels every firkin storm season.

Angled bracers may be a must. We shall see.

I have purchased a new module and, yeah - I needed to get it when my players reached lvl 3. This is an immense dungeon with lots and lots of chambers, and lots of levels with lots of chambers. Augh.

Fingers crossed, I can copy/pasta my tile palette between maps. Otherwise, I will have something to fume about.

In the news:

  • Laundrie's remains have been found. Now we'll never know about the motives and happenstance
  • Not great news in the search for missing 4YO Cleo Smith
  • Victoria has 2k+ new cases after re-opening
  • Bitcoin crashed
  • Kate Beckinsale has a high IQ and it's not great for an acting career
  • Qld rushing to trace everyone that the Knomira from the Gold Coast came near
  • Her Majesty in hospital
  • Female volleyball player beheaded by the Taliban(!)
  • Boxer mauled by bear
  • The US cop who murdered Justine Damond may be out of prison next year
  • Doctor advises pregnant person abort and start again because prenatal health issues. Pregnant person refuses
  • Healthy model told she's too fat
  • Radio host body-shames Gordon Ramsey's daughter, cops backlash

And now... storytime.

Thursday, Day 0, Prep Window

Plague News: Three new cases, all imports. There's twenty-six total active cases, fifteen are in hospital. Australia's at 80% first vax, 58% fully vaxxed. Queensland has finally reached 50% fully vaxxed. Huzzah.

Today, I'm reading up on my adventure book and picking voices for the NPC's along the way. Which I must add to my Trello board so I can remember these things.


I broke a record making some simple maps for my group of murder hobos, now I have to

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Friday, Day 0, Busyness

Plague news: Three new cases - one local, two imports. Thirty-two total active cases, twenty in hospital and one in the ICU.

Something broke for me last night and I am shifting chunks like nobody's business today. I only feel like I'm breathing easier so one of my tasks this morrow is to put myself on Max for another dose.

My head firkin HURTS today. I've already taken ibuprofen and paracetamol for it. It's not kicking in so great. Alas. I predict

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Friday, Day 0, Busiest Day

Plague news: One new case, a local transmission. There's twenty-one total active cases with nineteen of them in hospital. Once more, lockdown looms.

I tried not to jinx it. I should just... not mention doughnut days. Sigh.

Today, after story post, I feed the starters, clean the catbox in the catio, make the bikkie, write one thousand words, tag a week's worth of fiction and adjust some mob stats in yet another board for D&D.

I also wrote a poem,

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Thursday, Day 2, Org Day

Plague news: No new cases again! It's been a hot while since that's happened. There's seventeen total active cases with thirteen in hospital.

Not going to jinx it. Not saying anything more about numbers.

Today, I wrangle finances, get money, spend money, and perhaps organise things for greater convenience.

On the Honeydew list:

  1. Get a slasher in to knock down the weeds and tall grass in our yard
  2. [related] Purchase a MowerBot to keep the grass in check
  3. Rent a huge firkin
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Friday, Day 0, Tangled

Plague news: Two new cases, one of each. Nineteen total active cases and fourteen are in hospital.

Today, my Beloved is getting part of her face burned off with lasers and then turning into a vampire for the interim. Direct exposure to sunlight is not recommended post-procedure.

My arm is back to my full range of movement and I am still not a wifi hotspot.

There's starters to feed, bikkie to make (and consume), 1K to write, mobs to add stats unto

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Sunday, Day 0, Day Out

Plague news: Four new cases, all imports. We have twenty-six total active cases, with twenty-one in hospital and nobody in the ICU.

Some idiot had the audacity to state that lockdowns "don't work" when the places that do have lockdowns and strict measures don't have the fucking plague. Yikes. Just do what New Zealand does and nobody needs to get hurt.

I've also come across testimonials from medical professionals working in the Covid wards and... it'll break your heart. Read the post

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Friday, Day 0, Busy Day

Plague news: Eleven new cases. Ten local, one import. One hundred and Fifty-five total active cases, forty-six in hospital and one in the ICU.

I have already made some pretty-pretty crumpets from the combined starter harvests. I'm learning how to make better ones next time. Huzzah.

The PLN today includes the usual nonsense: house unfuckening, the daily tale. Disposal of my fail!waffles [om nom nom]. Maybe building more of a dungeon and definitely finishing off January 2015 as tagged for my

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Friday, Day 1, Busy Time

Plague news: NO NEW CASES! Twenty-six total active cases, twenty-five in hospital, and one in the ICU.

I love seeing the numbers drop.

We're still masking in Sunny Queensland and still being paranoid. It seems to be working. Let's hope it continues.

Today, I have to:

  • feed my Starters
  • unfuck my environment
  • write 1K
  • continue building encounter spaces in TaleSpire for the campaign I'm plotting to run
  • continue tagging tales for my app

In the news:

  • Unvaccinated doctor blamed for infections in
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Friday, Day 0, Almost There

Plague News: Five new cases, three local, two imports. Fifty total active, forty-four in hospital, two in ICU.

I blame myself for thinking we had a handle on this.

Stream done, house unfuckening due, plans to write 1K, and further plans to build dungeons and maps in TaleSpire. I did record a tutorial of sorts, but now I have doubts about sharing it with the world -_-

In the news:

  • Protests erupt over safety rules in Victoria
  • Sydney headed for another
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Tuesday, Day 0, Shrinky Patreon

Plague news: One new case, an import. Forty-seven total cases, forty-five are in hospital.

I'm visiting my shrink today. Fun times. Which means the novel work is happening in transit. I'll probably get a lot done whilst waiting for the bus.

Patreon shenanigans will be happening RSN too. Yeeps.

In the news:

  • Australia is now an example of what not to do
  • Slam the Celebs for daring to be human
  • Muppet wants to know which officer killed one of the insurgents active
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Friday, Day Zero, Overstretched

Plague news: One import, three local transmissions. Thirty-nine active cases, thirty-five in hospital. No lists of where any hot spot might be.

They really need to release people from quarantine AFTER they get the test results back. This is like the fifth time someone tested clean until the last day, when they were tested and released, and came back positive.

I have a lot on my plate today. Including the house unfuckening, starter feeding, instant creating and 1K Friday... I also have

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Saturday, Day 0, Scavenger Hunt - kind'a sort'a

Three new cases, all imports. We have twenty-nine active cases, fifteen of those are in hospital. That's fourteen with the potential to wreak havok and I have a run-around to do today. Huzzah.

The run-around? Well, I got roped into helping out with the Positive Behaviour Learning program's fun day and I have the job of tracking down and pricing sources for all the great ideas we had. Whee.

I'm doing a lot of googling so I'm not looking at the news.

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Friday, Day 0, Finances and Nonsense

Four new cases, all imports. There's a total of twenty-eight active cases, sixteen of them in hospital. Which leaves twelve in a hotel hoping for the best.

Cheevs so far today:

  • Moved the starters to new homes
  • Made the Bikkie
  • Used some leftover Mystery Condiment1 in the process
  • Forgot to add delouser spray to Chaos [whoops!]
  • Fed the cats (very important)
  • Remembered my meds (also important)
  • Wrangled payday

I've still got to unfuck the house, write my Instant, commit 1000 words

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Saturday, Day 0, Excursion

Four new cases, all imports. Today is day nineteen without local transmission. There's eighteen active cases, and fourteen in hospital. Four are therefore "free" in a hotel until their quarantine ends.

In "Bad Air Day" news, constant doses on my nebuliser (Max) have finally shifted some encrusted mucous from the bronchi. On the plus side, I can breathe more. On the minus side, gross.

On the super minus side, this dipshit has to go out into the wilderness to fetch kitty fodder

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