A 4-post collection

Monday, Waiting Game

Tale Foundry is doing the backup reads right now. I'm thinking about what I can do for the next prompt. And I am doing everything to stretch what we have until we can afford to get more.

Mayhem ribs me on my compulsive need to oversupply the house with things. It's times like this that that comes in handy.

Fingers crossed, we have money tomorrow. Which will mean we have a little breath of fresh air, economically speaking.

If not... I continue on in Stretch Mode. Buying when necessary, and only what's necessary. Using the extant supplies for as long as possible. Keeping my head well and truly pulled in.

I am prepared for that much slog. I don't like it, but I can do it.

And I should remember that I'm doing a story stream this week. After the Foundry shenanigans are done.

Meanwhile, I ponder what the hell I'm doing with this week's Foundry prompt: Friends in Dark Places.

Offerings soon.

Sunday, Day One, "Fun"

Plague news: No new cases! There's seven total active cases, six of those are in hospital. Australia's at 91% first vax, 84.9% fully vaxxed. Queensland is barely squeezing ahead of WA at 84% first vax, 73% fully vaxxed. Make no mistake, this is the race for LAST place.

Beloved got anxious about my waking time. Again. For the third time. And in trying to explain the mechanics, I made her cry. Damnit. There's a reminder system for Saturday and Sunday now

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Challenge #01927-E103: Clean-out in Aisle Seventy

The joys of 'Bargain bins' and 'end of Season' clearances. -- Anon Guest

Sale (n): A period of time in which retail emporiums lower the prices of their merchandise to cost or slightly below cost to save on storage fees. -- The Cynical Dictionary.

Wise men said that only fools rushed in. They were the ones who spent their savings on shiny gimcrack that wouldn't even last a weekend. Therefore, when the doors opened on the Big Box Mart Once A Year

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