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A 5-post collection

It is way too hot

January is the hottest month of the year in Australia. No argument. Nobody will fight this. Whilst the northern hemisphere enjoys a dusting of snow, winter's chill, and global warming denials, everyone in Aus is gently roasting in one way or another.

We went to see Coco during the heat of the day. The best time to watch a movie in my opinion. Alas, Miss Chaos panicked and got upset during the third act. It's bad. Or it was bad this time because, apart from the whole family themes, it is a movie about Death.

I swear. Next time there's a movie to see with Miss Chaos? We're bootlegging it so that she can get her hyper-emotional shit over with before we go pay to see it and thereby eliminate the risk of her having a LOUD meltdown in public.

They never covered this in Legit Reasons to Pirate Shit.


Those of you who are here for my AO3 feed will be glad to know I have a new TAZ: Balance one-shot up amongst the multitude of my works. As well as a fresh chapter of the Balance/Commitment crossover, which will continue on a daily basis.

Tomorrow, I will be posting a surprisingly heart-warming piece about a fragment of fabricated Elven biology that's basically Fantasy Pon Farr. And in a fiction with zero sex, no less.

I'm saving that for the epic Plot-What-Plot smutfic, later. Stay tuned.

I got to three hundred Instants and I should be finished with that anthology by early tomorrow. Fingers crossed I don't have to twiddle it more.

[Odds evens, I will have to twiddle it more]

Today, my Beloved is taking my car to the place to get the tyres fixed. Yay. Which means that I 'creatively borrow' his car to do my noise.

Which means that I am free to do a bank run right now. And when I get back - Instant Story, cleaning day, and another 500 words before I get back to Shiny Elf Stories.

Broken 'flow'

I get used to doing things a certain way. I get up, wee, weigh myself [89.3kilos. The first time I've been below 90 since age 20!], water the garden, rouse the kids, shower, and get on with keeping everyone in line.

Then I do my blog, Instant Story, and any other writing that I want or have to do.

But when things screw that up, it really screws up.

Yesterday, I assumed that I'd done my Instant. Why? Because yesterday was

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I have yet another theme song

You can bet money that it's from Steam Powered Giraffe, best band in the world.

Check it out:

Now that you have that song stuck in your head, it's my duty to inform you that you can still pre-order the bound-to-be-amazing albumest album to ever album, Quintessential over at Coughcoughshamelessplugcoughcough.

My family and I are off to the outer reaches to do a party for Mayhem, today. Which means I have little time to myself at all this

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I'm going to be far from home on Election Day, so Beloved is taking me to fill out my poll nice and early. I will be taking my time telling my governing body exactly where to stuff it.

At least this sort of nonse is down to once every four years. For all the good that will do. It just means one more year of stuffing around before we play the same ballet again.

I've looked up the most sensible parties and

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Business is booming!


But I did sell a pair of commission earrings to Beloved for $15. Which will be mine come next payday.

The design is so nice that it might just enter my stock. It's something to consider, certainly. Check 'em out:

[Shown here: Triple-thread earrings with pink sparkly beads and pink hearts]

Apparently, I spend more time on Miss Chaos' hair than I do making bling 9_9 But hair is more complicated, Beloved. I am not crazy for spending time and

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