Dutch Lock Down Day Twenty Six

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Ok, so first of all, I just want to say, THIS IS WHY VAGUE POSTS ARE SO POPULAR.

I allude to an awesome email and yesterday’s post was LUDICROUSLY popular.


I love you, Warriors.

No, ‘buts’.

I just love you, Warriors.

But first the news:

Well, maybe one ‘but’.

I love you, Warriors.


Today has been kind of rough.

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Dutch Lock Down Day Twenty Three

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I’m in this place where I want to simultaneously do a million things.

And nothing.

All at once.

But first the news:

One thing is obvious, though – time is no longer a valid excuse.

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Dutch Lock Down Day Twenty One

I mostly did everything the same today as I did yesterday and while I ended yesterday full of energy and contentedness, today I’m ending with dizziness, anxiety, fatigue and, yuppers, exhaustion.

But first the news:

The good news is that we’re leveling off.

The bad news is that people are still dying.

The shitty news is that it’s been three weeks.

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Dutch Lock Down Day Twenty

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Day twenty?

Day. TWENTY?!?



Either I’m adjusting to the new normalcy OR I have lost my mind.

Those are the only two options.

Also, it’s very difficult to write when you’re also watching Community having never watched Community. Since Community arrived on Netflix in the Netherlands.

If only Schitt’s Creek would get over here.


It’s a Saturday night.


While I had a really great day today, it’s dark and late and the brain is spiraling downward and so I better wrap this up and tuck myself into bed before the ruminations get really special.

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Dutch Lock Down Day Eighteen

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I was this many years old when I realized WHY fiction and games and shows and such are so fascinating right now.

For the same reason why the sun is brighter and warmer when we go outside. And the same reason why things aren’t just funny, but fucking hilarious. And why sleep is exquisite.

Reality sucks.

The silver linings are utterly precious and when we come across one, we stare at it, making it bigger than perhaps it is, because We Have To ™.

That’s the new reality.

But first the news:

I’m better today.

WAY better.

No thanks to sleep last night.

Writing all that stuff yesterday kept me up all night with ruminations, but instead of going to work this morning, I helped get the kids out of bed and outside and, as soon as I could, I went back to bed.

Not the sleep of depression.

But the sleep of the sleep deprived.

And it was glorious.

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