Date Nite

A 13-post collection

Wednesday, Wordpress, Date Night

I gave my love a stuffed shark [the one from Ikea] and she laughed. I made my love a sparkly cake that was COVERED in buttercream icing. By request. I also put every shiny sprinkle I could get on the top. I am told that I nailed it more than I failed it so... Win?

I dunno.

What we DO know is that we're never doing buttercream ever again. Ye GODS that stuff is lethal.

In order of majority, here's the basicest buttercream recipe:

  • 4 CUPS of icing/confectioners sugar
  • 230g or 1 cup butter [recipe said unsalted but with this shit, never mind]
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tsp vanilla or other flavouring

If you really want to make it, chunk the butter into small bits and make sure they're soft, mix with the vanilla. Then carefully add the sifted sugar and mix SLOWLY before you add in the milk. Boom. Buttercream.

It moulds easily and keeps its shape, but it's a lethal weapon. Yikes on bikes.

Tonight, we're going somewhere and doing something and I might insist on a little bit of protein with my nonsense because I have had ENOUGH sugar!

Today, I try to catch up with the content I have skipped out on because Meatspace Priorities. And possibly cable hunting so I can retrieve all of Adapting.


Our front door needs fixing, the cat needs dental work, bits of the catio need a solid coat of Killrust, but we also need to disassemble and reassemble the catio to get THAT done, we don't even have time to CLEAN because OTHER nonsense.

Publishing would gain an income, potentially... but so much needs to happen to get published. UGH.

One thousand dollars would solve a lot of our problems. Two thousand dollars might make sure this fix doesn't happen twice. More than that, and we might actually get comfortable. Shocking.

I have MAYBE a hundred and fifty, and everything's expensive. But I can at least write a story or three.


Wednesday, Plague Day 23...

So. "People's Day" at the Ekka means lots of stuff is shut. Assorted stresses of recent memory means that all I want to do is lie down, cuddle, and cry. And maybe try to sleep until the trouble goes away.

I have no idea what we're doing for date night this week.

What I do know is that I am making a cake for Beloved at some time approaching her Outaversary. And do my best to fancy it up a smidge with

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Wednesday, Plague Day 16, Wordpress, Date Night

So much to do, so much to see to, so many appointments happening today. It's going to be fun.

My oxygen was at 99% before the nebuliser, this morning. Yet I still feel like my throat is trying to strangle me 9_9

I don't know what the fuck this is, but I do not want it either.

I'm currently taking a dose via Max and I can already feel it in the pinkie side of my palms. A little bit of

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Wednesday, Date Night, and Wordpress

I think, at last, that I am ready to attempt codifying the rights and responsibilities of my pet universe. I will attempt to cover them from basic to complicated needs.

I hope to cover them all, but there's bound to be gaps. So I shall consider it a "living" document whilst I, at least, live.

Other than that, perhaps our date night should be cheap and at home so we can afford everything.

My phone bricked and my email decided to go

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Date PLNs

I was going to talk about the rights and responsibilities of the Galactic Alliance, but given recent political shenanigans, I kind'a have to go off about the hypocrisy of the alleged "Pro Life" movement.

They're not pro life. They're pro cruelty.

I will go into this in depth. Including some of the arguments they [and MeMum] use against abortion.

It's all about one group of people making decisions about other people's lives. That's all there is about it. The instant you let

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Shrinky Shenanigans

I derped, yesterday, and mistook the date of my shrink appointment for yesterday instead of today. Fun. So now I have more leftover anxiety to flop around about on Date Night. Yay.

I may or may not write about my first encounter with possible sexual assault later today. My shrink and my Beloved will be the only people who get a direct link.

In other news, a very dumb American state has passed a bill to "protect women" by... (reads the smudged

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Burnout

Feeling a little frazzled again this morning. Most of that due to a Bad Air Day. But taking a Mental Health Break may be in order. Or at least taking better Mental Health Measures until I feel more secure.

In this case, Doctor Me prescribes more Wifey Hugs, stat.

Another potential cure is starting a Secret Blog to talk about ALL of my mental bullshit when I'm going through it. I want to talk about my emotions without recriminations, so it won't

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Wednesday, Wordpress & Date PLNs

I am very tired -_- So tired that I slept until the alarm this morning. The wet weather is getting to me and all I want to do today is Be Blob.

BUT we also need to purchase kitter foods, cream, and probably some other essentials [like our favourite flavour sauces] and that's going to take even more out of me.

I might propose a Grand Day In for date night this evening. Get some ridiculous face masks, order a platter

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Date Night

We're having the second once-in-20-year rain event THIS YEAR and I'm having flashbacks to 2012 when we were having once-a-century rain events every other week.

MeMum's "looking forward" to a reflooding, but fingers crossed the measures she has in place now actually work to keep the water out of her house.

The rain may interfere with Date Night, which has previously involved visiting a fish and chippery called -get this- Yabbie Road.

If they don't have yabbies on their menu, I shall

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Wednesday, Date Nite and Tight Schedule

We have a hair appointment later today, Beloved has beauty treatments, we have social engagements, and we have a date tonight.

It's Beloved's turn to buzz around like a fly in a bottle, today.

As for me, I was up until almost midnight packing meals for later consumption. We're never buying three kilos of salmon again. There's a LOT of salmon meals.

Thank the Powers that I love salmon.

We also wound up with a surplus of kale. Never buying three firkin

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Date Night

I actually had an idea and it's going to be slightly interesting in the carrying out. Basically, I have to take public transport again after literal years of not doing that. And then I get a lift back. Whee.

Because instead of a day off, Beloved is off cityside to do some training stuff, so I shall meet her in the city for our nonsense.

I shall need my walking shoes, and a transit pass. The latter of which I shall be

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Date Night

I have a wordpress to write sometime today. I may or may not be building dungeons for my players to dragon in. I may or may not be writing High Adventure for either Kingdom of Sand or Devil's Tale.

What I will be doing is having an adventure with my Beloved.

I have successfully given my players conniptions by ageing up the Dragon in the game. I mean, they are OP enough to handle it, but they also believe they could be

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Wednesday, Wordpress and Date Day

This afternoon, all being well, my love and I are headed off for a nice evening out. Considering that things are SOAKED right now, we may have to cancel. Or be prepared for elongated travel times.

I want to write about Jigsaw Worldbuilding in Wordpress today. It is, more or less, writing about one thing and making lots of stuff clear about that one thing. I'm still at the point of getting nonsense nailed down and not a single one of the

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