Checking In From . . .

. . . well, not the best place in the world.

Numbers of infections & deaths continue to rise here as so much of the world gets things under control. The one ray of light is that the current regime seems to be getting hit hard by their absolute failure to respond adequately to the pandemic. 45* has falling approval numbers, increasing disapproval, dismal turn out at events, and is getting beaten in campaign fund raising. So, we have hopeful signs he’ll be out in November, in a fair election (assuming little to no voter suppression, etc.).

In the meantime, my college is continuing online only or 90% online for the foreseeable future. But, of course, aikido is shut down indefinitely beyond what little home practice can be done (weapons kata and basic movements).

Writing continues. Putting the finishing touches on the magic book. That’s currently sitting at over 56,000 words and 191 pages. Probably start looking at publishers soon.

Also working on a multiverse world build for fun. About 14-15k into that so far. Mostly working on iPhone Notes app then transferring to Word, converting notes to paragraphs, then editing & expanding a hard copy.

Watching ST: Discovery season 2. We’re down to the last couple episodes. I think the plan is to subscribe to Disney+ at that point. Continuing Mythbusters with the kid and introduced him to ST:ToS.

Also added some Discworld art from the Discworld Emporium in the UK.

2 comments on “Checking In From . . .

  1. Calmgrove says:

    Glad you’re surviving and still working, despite all, and as for mental health let’s hope the political prognostications for your country pan out to the whole country’s benefit rather than for the few fascists at the top of the tree. On a lighter note, enjoyed your beermat collection: there’s an author whose writings convey much more sense and realpolitik than any number of special advisers to government.

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    • Discworld Emporium is extremely dangerous in its temptations. But, I restrained myself to lightweight items to reduce shipping. Including a Librarian necklace-pendant for my wife (a librarian) for our 20th anniversary. 🙂

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