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Oh boy...

So I'm kind of rolling in some schadenfreude a little. See, the Muppet is seeking to legitimize his stolen "leadership" by discrediting the probe into the cheating his campaign did in order to get him in.

Nevermind that he's been committing treason daily by ripping up every piece of paper he's handled in office... (ahem)

There's a saying, "One often meets ones fears on the path one takes to avoid them." There's also: "Be sure thy sins will find thee out."

This is beyond blatant betrayal of his own country, since you're not supposed to ask other governments to find flaws in your own intelligence agencies. That's like inviting a gang of thieves to test your home security system by stealing all your shit. Just...


So he's either going to have his allies in his party support him "right or wrong" until it's a gigantic clusterfuck of epic proportions... or he's going to get his ass impeached. It's getting late in his term and impeachment proceedings take ages. He might just be able to retire with a golden parachute before the shit hits his face.

But I can still roll in the schadenfreude just a little. So I'm gonna.

Hahaha, your stupid bloody tactics are biting you in the arse, hahaha...

OK, OK, OK...

I've got this. I know I've got this. I can handle this bullshit. I've got this...

Looks like I'm having my birthday at home this week because our lovely DM needs an extended breather by no longer managing one of the games. It's likely to be the one I'm in because I have an extended history of Killing RP's. Alongside blaming myself for things beyond my control.

I've flung Adapting towards another potential agent and, if it's complete and total radio silence

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So here's teh PLN

1) Write the blog for today
2) Go on a money run for cashes
3) Somehow manage to make it through this week without further expenses because cleaning this week costs me $300 out of my $400 budget
3)a. Instant Story on the daily
4) Have a birthmas on Friday


Birthmasses be expense.

My car needs coolant. I haven't sold a single album, so I can't even justify making music... or what passes for my music.

Nobody buys my books.

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PLNs afoot

Tomorrow, at one in the firkin morning, Toasty is doing an art livestream. This is interesting for me because I'm going to be USELESS on Monday. Which, I might add, is also a grand unfuckening because the cleaners took a holiday this week.

I did initially try to keep the household organised, but the usual entropy has asserted itself because I went down with the lurgi.


It's going to cost me $300 next week and I am not sure whether or

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The system is down. AGAIN!

Honestly, if I ran the world, I'd make sure the Interwebs service providers were only paid by the hour of use. That way, the greedy sods would actually be invested in making sure your connection worked 24/7

Anyway, you probably won't see a lot of me after today's Instant and I can't publish Inter-Mission until the internets is back up because my main compy doesn't like doing internet via my phone and all my podcast files are on there.

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I'm getting better...

It's funnier if you read that title a la Monty Python.

The majority of the sniffles are gone, but the harsh throat and the mondo migraine are lasting reminders that life is pain and anyone saying any different is selling you something.

In other news: AO3 has won a Hugo Award, and the people behind it are sharing it with all the fanficcers who are members. Since I am a member, can I legitimately add "Hugo Award Winner" to my Authorial resume

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I am definitely not well

Sneezin' and Wheezin' Season got me. Ugh. I have a dose of Whatever Is Going Around so my plans aren't much more elaborate than make my Instant and Take Naps. If I get a Wordpress Wednesday done today, it will likely be very late and not very coherent. My apologies in advance.

My keyboard is still broken on a key I use a LOT so things are slow. I'd rather do everything on my lappy, but everything is not on my lappy.

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I at least got the little darlings to scoop up the recycling and dirty vessels yesterday. I also got a mondo shopping trip done and -FINALLY- acquired the gotdang seaweed that I've been after since five-ever ago.

We're looking at building an 'airlock' for the front door, since that's the next target for our escapology expert kittens. Little dickenses don't understand that it's dangerous out there, it's just a way by which their Humans leave.

Having a nightmare about them getting out

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I got this!

I just used some quiet time to record five more stories for Inter-Mission. I shall use the next set of quiet hours to edit an episode. Let's see if I get the spare ready before I post the next episode.

Honestly, with editing and music selection and everything, it takes me roughly four hours to put together a half-hour show. That's pretty slack. I need to know some better techniques or figure out where I can trim some time.

Or, you know,

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I did my usual stunt with sequential numbering. Some posts in other places will not have that fixed and frankly, chasing it all down is a pain in my patoochus.

Later archive trawlers will have something to point at and go, "Ah! Ah!" at.

Also in my sucky salad this morn was a nightmare in which the kitties (a) got out and (b) got hit by a neighbours' car. Pippi came home in that dream. Jolie... didn't. Thank the Powers it was

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More shenanigans

The day after game night, following a carb feast of epic proportions, we are fixing what is broken in the kitty kondo. In this case, replacing a hinge I cracked with my idiocy, and replacing a sheet of roofing that got wobbled to death by the wind.

That's happening as soon as I get my clothes on.

Today's fiction nonsense will be happening... later. Possibly much, much later.

Because Pippi's former guardian is also planning a family visit. Whee.

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Early cleaning == maybe time to go out and get a replacement autohinge because dummins I broke the other one... but potentially not time to install it because Game Nite plus writerly nonsense plus... whatever.

I'm planning on breaking Keto this evening and Madness Burgers are on my menu!

...also potentially a shitton of forbidden fruit, so to speak. All the things that are bad for me but taste SO delicious. I may gain an entire kilo from the feast.

Worth it.


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On My Own...

I have a limited amount of plastic lattice mesh. It MIGHT be just enough to put a skin on the airlock frame. If not, it's yet another trip to Bunnings.

With judicious use of aviary clips, I should be able to cover that thing.

After that, the next trouble is putting the door on. By myself. With probably nebulous instructions. Because Beloved is back to work today and doesn't have any more days of in lieu of overtime.

Yeah, I'm certain that

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I can do this

Mayhem's school hasn't called, so I am theoretically able to do an errand. Yes, folks, after Chaos is off on her bus, I am loading my car with recycling bags, and turning them in at the depot box at the local bottle-o.

Considering how much soft drink we go through, you'd think they'd pop a few of these things near grocerers. But no, you got to have a drinking problem to get your ten cents per drink container.

Since I'm out doing

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Mor Chaos!

Exams are over for Mayhem, which means he's home from school. I've called it in at the office and reminded them that I am ready to haul his arse up there if he still has things undone.

I anticipate a phone call tomorrow.

Today, I shall try to get my Patreon stuff out in time, as well as the usual nonsense and -barring a phone call- attempt to recycle the MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF RECYCLING we have just waiting to cash in.


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