Dear Diary

A 2102-post collection

Tuesday, Day 2, Patreon

Plague news: no new cases! There's twenty-five total active cases, eighteen of those are in hospital with one in the ICU. Australia's at 84.8% first vax, 68% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 72.5% first vax, 56.9% fully vaxxed.

Australia seems to be charging ahead on the "opening up, ready or not" policy, disregarding how many infections and so forth that are happening. Like the new variants that are -join the chorus- more infectious and more deadly than previous ones. Huzzah.

Guess our glorious leaders think the tourist dollar is more important than having tourist guides alive to show them around. Sigh.

I have more things to share with my Patrons. In this case, more chapters and some anecdotes of a Baby DM. I haven't had the wherewithall to do anything else and I have the guilts.

I'm trying to get over that. I am, after all, just one person.

I have to plot to herd a bunch of Murder Hobos into being True Heroes. Or at least Imposter Syndrome Heroes. That takes some creative energy.

In the news:

  • Yellow Wiggle quits
  • Warning that NSW cases will peak again
  • Colin Powell dies of the plague despite being vaccinated. Take this as a warning
  • Missing 4YO's biofather is Suspect #1 in her vanishing
  • Man who looks like Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's suspected murderer, ambushed at gunpoint
  • Australia fires back at Ted Cruz for blasting Aussie's covid response
  • China digging in for combat with Taiwan
  • Hooter's waitstaff up in arms about the short shorts
  • We could have renewable energy already if ScoMo wasn't such a coward

And now - storytime.

Monday, Day One, Recovery

Plague news: No new cases! There's twenty-eight total active cases, nineteen of those are in hospital, with one in the ICU. Australia's at 84% first vax, 67.8% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 72% first vax, 56.6% fully vaxxed.

I'm a little mentally toasted from D&D last night. I do these things to myself. I know it. I can fight to keep myself awake until bedtime so I'm better at doing tomorrow.

Blurgh.

My players are trying to crack the

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Sunday, Day 0, PLNs?

Plague news: Three new cases, all imports. There's twenty-nine total active cases, eighteen of those are in hospital and one of those is in the ICU. Australia's at 84% first vax, 67% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 72% first vax and 56% fully vaxxed.

We're going to need all those vaccines because NSW is opening up to a global influx of Knomiras who won't pay attention to any rule they don't like. Yay.

Beloved will be making something wonderful with very little of

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Saturday, Day 0, Woodworking!

Plague news: Two new cases, both imports. There's twenty-nine total active cases, eighteen of those are in hospital and one of those is in the ICU. Australia's at 84% first vax, 66% fully vaxxed. Queensland's reached 71.7% first vax, and 55.5% fully vaxxed.

Today, my love and I are adding some much needed shelves to the ensuite so there's room for all the little bottles and things she needs for her beauty routine.

That may take most of the day.

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Friday, Day 2, Assorted Nonsense

Plague news: no new cases again. There's thirty total active cases, seventeen in hospital and the poor sod in the ICU got out. Yay. Australia's at 83% first vax, and 65% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 71% first vax and 54% fully vaxxed.

I have Starters to feed, a catbox to clean, a one-thousand-word goal for my novel, and it's raining so the stream is bound to be chunky.

FUN.

At least I save my stream sessions so if the internet goes to

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Thursday, Day 1, Organised?

Plague news: NO NEW CASES! There's thirty total active cases, seventeen are in hospital and one of those is in the ICU. Australia's at 83% first vax, 64% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 71% first vax, and 54% fully vaxxed.

Miss Chaos is back to school, and it's nice to see those little squares on the health.gov site filling up. IDK about the red squares meaning fully vaxxed though. Someone else make the colour theory joke.

It's raining! On one hand, nice

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Wednesday, Day 0, Wordpress

Plague news: Four new cases, all imports. We have thirty-three total active cases, seventeen of those are in hospital, with one in the ICU. Australia's almost at 83% first vax, but steadily at 63% fully vaxxed. Queensland's at 70% first vax and 53% fully vaxxed. Two of those are in post-second-dose recovery at home.

All signs pointing towards Miss Chaos bouncing back like a freaking Superball. She's enjoying a day off. I will be checking on Mayhem later in the day.

There's

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Tuesday, Day 0, Patreon

Plague news: one new case, an import. There's thirty-four total active cases, with eighteen in hospital and one of those in the ICU. Australia's at 82% first vax, and 62% fully vaxxed. Queensland's up to 70% first vax, almost 53% fully vaxxed. Today, that count goes up by two as I am taking my spawn to get their second jabs. Huzzah.

I also have 500 words to write, Patreon material to post, and some fiddling about in TaleSpire to do. One of

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Monday, Day 0, Shenanigans!

Plague News: Two new cases, both imports. Thirty-four total active cases, nineteen are in hospital, and one's in the ICU. The vax information has vanished from the news site I know so let's find another source... got it. Australia's at 82% first vax, and almost 62% fully vaxxed. 72% of Queensland has had their first dose, with 52% having gained their second.

My spawns are getting their second dose tomorrow so we're doing our bit.

My PLN for today includes uploading the

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Sunday, Day 0, Chaos Gremlin Herding

Plague news: Three new cases, all imports. Thirty-four total active cases, twenty-one of those are in hospital. Australia's on the cusp of having 82% of the population with their first vax, and 61% are actually fully vaxxed. Queensland's all the way up to 52% fully vaxxed.

One more, this coming Tuesday. I shall be hauling Miss Chaos off to get her second jab that afternoon and keeping an eye on her for the following 24 hours.

My PLN today goeth thusly:

  1. Go
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Saturday, Day 1, PLNning

Plague news: No new cases! Thirty-one total active cases, nineteen are in hospital. Australia's at 81% first vax, 60% fully vaxxed. Queensland's up to 51% fully vaxxed. We're getting better.

Today, I cook and eat my bikkie because I forgot about my Starters until long after I had other forms of nutrition. Whoops. Today I also indulge in other tasty treats. Hooray.

Otherwise, I post my story and then goof off for the day.

I have to be asleep by six to

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Friday, Day 0, Ow

Plague news: SIX new cases, all imports. Thirty-one total active cases and seventeen of those are in hospital. Australia's at 81% first vax, 59% fully vaxxed. Queensland is holding steady at 50% fully vaxxed. Miss Chaos gets her second jab next week.

Today, I have PLNs to do some home maintenance, but I also kinked my shoulders during my stream this morning so IDK how far I'll get with that.

I am being kind to myself as I can sense the smoulder

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Thursday, Day 0, Prep Window

Plague News: Three new cases, all imports. There's twenty-six total active cases, fifteen are in hospital. Australia's at 80% first vax, 58% fully vaxxed. Queensland has finally reached 50% fully vaxxed. Huzzah.

Today, I'm reading up on my adventure book and picking voices for the NPC's along the way. Which I must add to my Trello board so I can remember these things.

Eeps.

I broke a record making some simple maps for my group of murder hobos, now I have to

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Wednesday, Day 0, AUGH

Plague News: Two new cases, local transmissions. There's twenty-seven total active cases, sixteen of them are in hospital. Australia's at 79.9% first vax, 57.4% fully vaxxed. Queensland's STILL at 49% fully vaxxed.

It's 6 days until Miss Chaos gets her second jab. Mayhem gets his later on in the month. Drops in the ocean still fill it all the same.

Today, I am taking a bit of a holiday from my novel because it's fighting me. I need to catch

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Tuesday, Day 0, School!

Plague news: Three new cases, one local and two imports. There's twenty-six total active cases, fifteen are in hospital. Australia's getting closer to 80% first vax, at 79.6% done. Even closer to 57% fully vaxxed. Qld's holding steady at 49% fully vaxxed.

I have had a very long and busy birthday. MeMum now knows how to update her phone. She also has her vaccine passport there too. Yay.

This involved, getting MeMum's MyGov to work [It's going to involve multiple answer

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