Plague Diary

A 206-post collection

Tuesday - Day Three

Today's the day of the duck march! This afternoon, Miss Chaos and I are taking a lot of time to fill out a huge form so we can start running the red tape to get Chaos on the NDIS.

I firkin hate red tape.

If I ran the world, it would be: Okay, you need help? Where do you need help? Cool. Let's get that arranged.

Of course paying for all this necessitates getting taxes "best citizen fees" from the super-wealthy, and having monitoring agencies to be sure that the help is actually helping.

Problem is making sure people actually listen to the people who need help with nonsense. Ableism is a bitch.

In the Headlines:

  • Muppet repeats last election's trick of calling for the opposition to be arrested
  • Right wing continues projecting so hard they may as well be Birch Carrol and Coyle
  • Muppet also claims that if he had listened to Fauci, there'd be 500K deaths
  • Victoria now has to test people in Quarantine for HIV because of a monumental fuckup. I smell lawsuits in the wind
  • Travel bubbles pose a risk to people who don't know where the plague is rife... wandering into areas where the plague is rife. Travel advisories are a must
  • Instagram model in trouble for wearing a "Free Melbourne" T-shirt
  • China continues to be hostile against the entirety of the rest of the world, but Australia has the irrits because they stopped buying coal

Sigh.

I'm going to fart around until Bus O'Clock. BTW - the attempt at self-started unfuckening was a gigantic fail.

Monday - Day 2

So KIABIL was gifted a mud cake and I was gifted a RAINBOW CAKE. We swapped because each much preferred the other. MeMum got to talk her head off. We all got to get some social time which we were all starved for.

Good times.

I also got to see Capt. S's kittens, which have just opened their eyes and are about to become Bumper Car Kittens(tm).

Today, I am completely solo and have the daunting task of attempting to unfuck

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Sunday! Day One

Shenanigans are afoot as the family are trekking out to Scenic Coominya. I'm also trucking MeMum there so I had to Very PLN for today.

Part of those PLNs will involve getting some sugar-free caffeine tubes for the trip. Whee.

MeMum is twice as paranoid as I am with this plague. I saw in the news that "covid particles" have been found in the sewer system. Given that this happened up North without an outbreak, I'd posit that this is a potential

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Saturday - Day Zero

Two new cases in quarantine, and that's twice as much as yesterday and now I am having a concern. One arsehole... The more cases there are, the more potential there is for a Karen to arise and cause a massive outbreak because restrictions are easing. Ugh.

We almost got there. We almost had freedom within our grasp. We almost had a completely clean Queensland... and then some fuckers had to think they were above the rules. Repeatedly. ARGH.

I'm getting back into

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Friday - Day Zero

One more case discovered in quarantined folks coming in from overseas. There's still no community transmission, but... it only takes one arsehole to shit all over everything for everyone.

I've fed my starters and they're a bit on the thick side, so I added cream and coconut milk to the harvests and got some extremely runny batter cooking slowly in the background.

Very slowly, as it happens. Whoopsidoodle. Too much additional liquid.

The cats are not eating all their food, even the

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Thursday - Day Four

Beloved will be going to work later today, so I will be recording a more audible version of the tutorial I did on Tuesday. I live, I learn.

Today's brain hack will involve closing the compy room door so that I will be in Recording Mode. We'll see if it works.

With luck, I'll have a video that MeMum can use. Everything explained simply and easily and the why of it as well. I have to make things VERY clear. Obviously.

Extra

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Wednesday - Day Three

I woke up at half-past one this morning and more or less forced myself to get back to sleep so now my morning is extra sluggish. I have zero ideas for today's wordpress wednesday, so it's probably going to be another Chapter Of...

I tried to make a tutorial for MeMum to install the search engine to beat Bing and because I was recording in a relatively empty house, my brain went into "everyone is asleep" mode, and I pitched my voice

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Tuesday - Day 2

Another round of duck-hunt phone tag is scheduled sometime after 9AM today. I got the ansaphone yesterday and I suspect persistence today will get me past the case manager screening their calls tomorrow. Nothing like being a very nice and polite pain in the butt to get that administrivial assistance you need to get past the hedge of red tape.

In the headlines:

  • It's been revealed that the Muppet wanted to wear and reveal a superman suit/shirt [reports differ] upon his
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Monday - Day One

This is the week that I go duck hunting. I'm going to get those little quackers in line for Miss Chaos' admission into the NDIS if it firkin kills me. This, in turn, means a potential week of phone tag with her case manager. Yay.

I spent ALL WEEKEND downloading Baldur's Gate 3, and its associated character creator. I'll be playing with that after I'm done with my shenanigans for today.

Thusly, the PLN is:

  1. Write stuff whilst waiting for 9AM
  2. Once
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Sunday - Day Zero

Another one from Overseas, boo. Queensland has been 28 days without community transition and that should mean that we can walk around without masks, but... Whilst we still get incoming from OS, it only takes one dickhead to ruin it for everyone.

As more "travel bubbles" open up between the countries/areas with some firkin SENSE, the pressure rises on the willfully ignorant to gain a modicum of such.

In the headlines:

  • QLD's border policy pisses off plague vectors, but sells well
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Saturday -DAY SEVEN!

I may be forced to take my collected spondooly so far and get a new compy with which to work on. Last time's story-writing was interrupted by an unexpected reboot initiated by my extant machine. This is very scary beans for me. I'm hoping it's a one-off event, but this morning's slowness with literally everything is giving me a concern.

Coles had a major FUBAR in all of its computerised systems today, and a direct result of that is that plns to

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Friday - Day SIX!

Holy shit, things are going well for Antifa and gender-bending tumblrinas everywhere. Minecraft Steve is part of the Nintendo Conglomerate and people are happy about that. Baldur's Gate 3 is out and I want some of that sweet, sweet character creator :D The Muppet continues to deny he has the plague and insists he's doing very well...

Greece has decided to purge its content of fascists. Facebook has banned QAnon, and some billionaire sex offenders are getting comeuppance.

Come on in, the

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Thursday - Day FIVE!

Woo! Five days without idiots from over the border trying to bring restrictions back into fashion. Nine to go and I can actually go shopping without a mask on. Whee.

I, for one, am glad to add a new tag to my blog system.

In the news:

  • Pilots have been taking up Aussie farming jobs as a direct result of the cultural devaluation of farming jobs. People are complaining now. The job gets you 150K a year and they promise better internet
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Wednesday - Day 4

Apparently, there's an election in the wind. The Queensland government website I've been using to keep track of Covid-19 cases is now in "caretaker mode" until the new administration is in. That means we should probably attend some form of poll sometime real soon now.

Almost makes me wish I paid any attention at all to advertising. Almost.

I've penned my Wordpress Wednesday for today and -honestly- I've been procrastinating on writing this one because it might be in Bad Taste(tm)

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Tuesday - Day Three

The school week starts up again, and that means I should be getting a wriggle on with KOSBOB once more. Heading slowly but steadily towards the 114K goal... then setting my sights on 117K. If I may quote a Disney movie, I am almost there.

The news today is all about the Muppet and the health crisis he could have avoided if he wasn't (a) wilfully ignorant, (b) obsessed with being in the spotlight, or, (c) more concerned with how the stock

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