Day One

A 48-post collection

Wednesday, Day 1, Wordpress

Plague news: No new cases. Twenty-five total active cases, twenty-five in hospital, and one in the ICU.

I'm booked to get my Pfizer shots in September. Huzzah. After I'm over that nonsense, I'll sync Chaos' shots with the holidays so she can be miserable at home with them... and discuss things with Mayhem about his. Beloved is apparently getting their shots at work. I don't know the time window there.


More Terrible Tiefling Tale is due on my Wordpress and I can't remember where we're up to. So it's going to be a surprise as to whether or not I'm back on the plot points. Yay.

In the news:

  • More Olympic horseshit
  • Victoria won't let anyone in unless they've had their vax
  • Plague all over Sydney. Cherchez la Knomiras
  • Mother accused of killing her 7YO autistic kid. I blame Auti$m $peaks

Onwards to my horseshit.

Sunday, Day 1, Well Shoot

Plague news: No new cases! Twenty-one total active cases, nineteen in hospital, and one in the ICU.

I'm daring to have hope.

Meanwhile, some thousands of Knomiras had a protest in Sydney about not being allowed to go out and spread Delta all over civilised spaces their right to free movement. There's been violence.

I used to think that it was evil to wish death on fellow humans. And yet... may the Powers forgive me... I'm starting to want to wish every

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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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Saturday, Day 1, Shenanigans

Plague news: NO NEW CASES! Forty-five total active, forty-one of those are in hospital. OMG it's been forever and a week.

Queensland is planning to shut its borders to NSW again because the Delta variant is all over there. Best to be safe rather than sorry.

The sooner they can vaccinate everyone against all variants of the plague, the better.

Today's PLN involves messing about on TaleSpire to discover how to use it. LIVE ON TWITCH. But after I've had some noms

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Thursday, Day 1, Continuing nonsense

Plague news: twenty-one total cases, twenty of those are in hospital. That's a bit of a scary leap.

Today, Mayhem has a PLN to learn how to fix electronica. Starting with a friends' mouse. We all gotta begin somewhere. I have a PLN to go to Costco and get myself some prawns.

I used the last of my supplies to try making a keto version of Special Fried Rice, and... I'm the only one in the house who was willing to eat

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Saturday, Day 1, Programming Tears Ahoy

Plague news: ZERO firkin new cases! Hooray! Just wait 20 days though... Fifteen active cases, eleven in hospital.

Today, I work a BUNCH on the app in progress. There will be tears. BUT I also have a hellacious amount of carbs to soothe my soul.

I... may... have already snacked myself sick in anticipation.

In the news:

  • A star I have literally never heard of before suffers the heartbreak of finding his wife's body, poor sod
  • Muppet confirms that yes, he is
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Saturday, Day 1, Programming Day

Plague news: ten cases, nine in hospital.

Today has a major amount of noise out of my periphery, what with the bathroom not imploding any more. Hooray! But there's other noise in my periphery, beginning with the Admin User Interface so I can toss new stories into the interwebs stream. Whacko.

And by "Whacko" I mean, "This is going to be terrifying for all kinds of assorted reasons". Fun times ahoy. Very likely for both of us.

In the news:

  • Winter is
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Tuesday, Day 1, GET SET!

Plague news: no new cases, fourteen active cases, all of them are in hospital.

Today's the big day. It's Fixit Day. The cabinet guy is coming around in the morning and the plumber in the evening. No, I do not know how that is supposed to work either. Apparently, it's going to. I don't even know.

Today's half hour will be adding some code to allow me to input tags. Now that I know what bits of the code I'm using actually

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Monday, Day 1, Sideways!

Twelve total cases, eleven in hospital. I have bad news and good news in an interesting cycle that is making my entire life go sideways today. Huzzah.

Bad news: I broke my glasses by taking off my T-shirt. Good news: I have the frame and the lens. Bad news: but not the teeny tiny screw that has fallen out AGAIN.

I am going to have a sharp word with the manufacturer, telling them it's BAD DESIGN to screw the screws in from

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Friday, Day 1, Impending Birthmas

Miss Chaos turns sweet sixteen this Sunday. Huzzah. There's already enough sweet things in this house to change the shape of my hands, so I am doing Keto in Hard Mode(tm). I'll do some solid fasts next week and get back on track. Not looking forward to living off of mostly salty broth, but it's what I gotta do for my health and here we are.

Adulting is terrible at times.

Today is household unfuckening plus one thousand words in the

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Wednesday, Day 1, Wordpress

No new cases, so we have seventeen with the plague and only sixteen in hospital. Therefore, one got out as far as the hotel. Yay.

There shall be more of a Terrible Tiefling Tale, with all the bits and bobs and maybe even a footnote. We shall see.

In the news:

  • ScoMo's new budget reveal. Who wins? Who loses? Bet there's no solution to the debt problem we've got besides "give more money to rich people" which is no solution at all
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Thursday, Day 1, Adventure!

All seventeen active cases are in hospital, and Miss Chaos is off to camp despite an illness that had her home during yesterday. Antihistamines helped, and so did some steam during the night.

Considering that I'm a "cotton wool" parental, it is a measure of my internal strength that I am not a ball of nerves as a direct result. Time will tell.

In the news:

  • Plague panic in Sydney
  • Cricket star kidnapped
  • New feature on vacuum cleaner is a light attached
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Sunday, Day 1, Stream Day

Beloved got me a humidifier and an air scrubber for the bedroom and I woke up to PINK HANDS. After being blue-ish for a firkin MONTH, this is a marvellous breakthrough. Alas, they both make noises so absorbing this into my household white noise is the current problem.

Therefore the instant the stream is over, I shall be going for more nap.

It's also Mother's Day, so I should call MeMum and wish her a happy day. Then bully Beloved into calling

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Friday, Day 1, Bread!

I'm making some stoneground white bread for the family today. One for the table and one for the freezer. If all goes well, I should have some piping hot loaves by the evening. Wholemeal is slower, and generally takes two days unless I start SUPER early. Stoneground white is much faster on the takeoff.

Also in my usual PLNs is the potential to hear Tale Foundry read one or more of my stories. It's 1K Friday, and cleaning day, so I'm bound

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Tuesday, Day 1, Patreon Day

No new cases, no new imports. Yay. Twenty-five total cases, and all of them are in hospital. Blurgh.

I'm going to be copy-pasting stuff into Patreon before Miss Chaos wakes up. I got some writing done, but nothing much in the finished state of things. Alas.

With luck and good fortune, I might be able to do Does Not Compute today. Luck was not on my side yesterday, but today might be the charm. We shall see.

In the news:

  • Mor royal
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