Plague Diary

A 600-post collection

Tuesday, Day 0, Patreon, Shrink, and Dink

Plague news: Two new cases, both imports. There's sixteen total active cases, fourteen of them are in hospital. Australia's at 90.5% first vax, 83% fully vaxxed. Queensland's still last in the vax rate at 82% first vax and 70.5% fully vaxxed. Now that we're at 70% first dose, the borders are OPEN.

Bring on the plague carriers from NSW and Victoria, I guess.

Today, I have Patreon nonsense to share, a visit to the shrink, and fleshing out the third layer of the Mad Mage. Before I make a start on the fourth -_-

I am glad I gave myself time to build all this shit. Hell, just yesterday, I had to build an encounter map out of whole cloth because my players want to do a heist.

Yay.

But it's Bus O'clock so I shall get on with getting on.

In the news:

  • Some fuckwit strapped a bomb to himself and blew up a Liverpool taxi rank
  • Drama at Triple M
  • Biden/Harris approval rating drops even more
  • Town in danger of flooding
  • Ex Aide to the Muppet says the orange one is a sore loser. Like, we knew, but thanks for the confirmation
  • Mr Paris Hilton has a secret love child
  • Plague protestors to face 25 years in jail
  • Man steps on oyster shell shard, gets infection in his foot
  • Streaker at a pizza shop
  • 4500 YO temple found in Egypt

And now... story and such.

Monday, Day 2, Loooong Day

Plague news: no new cases! There's fourteen total active cases and they're all in hospital. Australia's at 90% first vax, 83% fully vaxxed. Queensland is still lagging behind all the other states and territories at 82% first vax, 70% fully vaxxed.

I have few plans but to stay awake and chatter with fellow Author types today. Maybe play some games.

If anything gets written besides my Instant, it will be miraculous. And it was a short Instant anyway.

I'm TIRED -_-

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Sunday, Day 1, Game Night

Plague news: No new cases! There's nineteen total active cases, fifteen of those are in hospital. Australia's at 90% first vax, 82.8% fully vaxxed. Queensland is STILL dead last at 81.7% first vax, 69.9% fully vaxxed.

I think I've got a handle on things with the irrational sleep schedule of Long Monday. For those of you not in the know, Long Monday starts at about 10PM Sunday night, when I awake from an afternoon nap I arranged so I

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Saturday, Day 0, Crimbolio PLNs

Plague news: Four new cases, two of each. There's nineteen total active cases, fourteen of them are in hospital. Australia's at 90% first vax, 82% fully vaxxed. Queensland is lagging in the rear at 81% first vax, and 69% fully vaxxed.

We're making PLN's for the festive season. When or if I'm ferrying MeMum somewhere on the day. Also we shall be stocking up on supplies so I can minimise potential exposure to The Little Drummer Boy.

Once you've heard the Whiny

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Friday, Day 0, Busy 'Nutter

Plague news: Three new cases, two local and one import. There's sixteen total active cases, twelve of those are in hospital. Australia's at 89.9% first vax, 81.9% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 80.5% first vax, 68.8% fully vaxxed. My fair sunshine state is the LAST ONE in the race to fully vax the population. ARGH...

Today on my agenda (in no particular order):

  • Feed starters
  • Cook bikkie
  • Consume same
  • Capture and vaccinate Jolie
  • Phone the landscaping people and ask
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Thursday, Day 0, Organised?

Plague news: Three new cases, all local. There's fifteen total active cases, twelve of those are in hospital. Australia's at 89.7% first vax, 81.5% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 80% first vax, 68% fully vaxxed.

Miss Chaos will be very glad because she doesn't need her mask everywhere. I am glad because Aabria Iyengar, one of the more famous DM's of online D&D RealPlays, is herding the McElboys through an adventure. It'll be interesting to see how a pro

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Wednesday, Day 0, Wordpress and Chaos

Plague news: One new case, an import. There's thirteen total active cases, twelve of those are in hospital. Australia's at 89.5% first vax, 81% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 79.8% first vax, 67.8% fully vaxxed.

So close to not needing our masks any more. Dangit.

I will be going off about "single use plastics" in my Wordpress today because it needs going off about. There's so much we don't think about whilst everyone is hung up on straws. Fuck straws.

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Tuesday, Day 1, Patreon

Plague news: No new cases! There's thirteen total active cases, ten of those are in hospital. Australia's at 89% first vax, 80% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 79.6% first vax, 67% fully vaxxed.

Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the ones lagging behind. Especially on the second dose.

I have Patreon content to post, people to call, a river to build [TaleSpire's "fun"], and not enough funds to pay for all the things that need fixing.

In order of expense:

  1. The
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Monday, Day 0, Sleep? What Sleep?

Plague news: Three new cases, one local and two imports. There's twelve total active cases, nine of them are in hospital. Australia's at 89% first vax, 80% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 79.5% first vax, 67% fully vaxxed.

My pln for today is: Write story, read stories for Tale Foundry, catch a nap(?) [depending on the time of day] and then SLEEP.

We did get the Catio fixed, so now my furbabies can look out on the great wild world but not

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Sunday, Day 0, LOOOONNNG day

Plague news: One new case, a local. There's nine total active cases, seven of them are in hospital. Australia's at 89% first vax, 80% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 79% first vax, 66.9% fully vaxxed.

Today is a long, long day for me.

1AM - (Now) Watching Toasty create magnificent arts
6AM - Tale Foundry
9AM - My stream immediately following Tale Foundry
10AM - Meatspace shenanigans
4PM - Sleep for 6 hours, or try to
10PM - Wake, get coffee, set

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Saturday, Day 0, Shenanigans

Plague news: Three new cases??? Again??? There's twelve total active cases, nine of them are in hospital. For a moment, I thought the information was looping from yesterday. Australia's at 89% first vax, 79.6% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 79% first vax, 66% fully vaxxed. We're getting there.

Time zones are promising to make my weekends "interesting". I have to start D&D an hour earlier so my story hour on Monday mornings is happening at 4AM because FUCK going to

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Friday, Day 0, Shenanigans!

Plague news: Three new cases, all local transmission. Dangit. We were doing so well... Australia's at 88.9% first vax, 79% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 78.8% first vax, 65.8% fully vaxxed.

At least I have access to stats again. Sigh.

It's looking like the new Ashwagandha is working, so now I'm going to purchase half a dozen more bottles and hoping that THIS lot isn't discontinued also.

I have Starters to feed, and when I run out of flour, I'm

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Thursday, Day 2, Frustration

Plague News: no new cases! There's twelve total active cases, all of them are in hospital. The government source on the vax news hasn't updated since November 1 for some reason. News.com doesn't have any information for me either. Dangit.

My internet is absolute BULLSHIT today so it may render working on TaleSpire moot. If it does, I'll probably be attempting to entertain myself - aka writing a lot. Anything that needs internet to work is going to SUCK.

I'm doing

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Wednesday, Day 1, Wordpress

Plague News: No new cases! There's thirteen total active cases, eleven of those are in hospital. I don't have any new data on the state of vaccination for some weird reason. Maybe tomorrow, we'll get something. I blame the Melbourne Cup.

Today, I have to think of something to go off about or talk about for my Wordpress Wednesday. It's probably going to be about AntiScience, the Media, and the growing cult of magical thinking.

That needs some verbal pummeling IMHO.

In

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Tuesday, Day 0, Patreon

Plague news: one new case, an import. There's thirteen total active cases, eleven of those are in hospital. Australia's at 88% first vax, 77.5% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 77.8% first vax, 64% fully vaxxed.

I have Patreon stuff to post. Since I've finished KOSTSS, I'll be filtering the chapters down to the $1 tier AND posting the final chapters to the upper tier.

The plan for today matches yesterday. To the tune of Pick a Little from The Music Man

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