-7 hrs sleep downstairs, tidy up until 7:30am awakening. 1 hr+ of play/food.
-Depart for school from swim. Rehearsal, some grading, home 5pm during visit.
-Outside, then phone, then chicken delivery. Doctor Who wackiness, dishes, bed.
-Monday includes duty, setting up black curtains after school, Tues preps.
-With Alexandra to 7pm including basement runs. Tag team night again (~2am).
-Tuesday programme work on prep. Some pre-matinee help, and prep after school.
-Alexandra didn't want to come in from the rain, sigh. Tired, flu, to bed 9:30pm.
-7 hr in crib, then rough, but no chair time. Grading before/during/after school.
-From 4:45-6:15pm, drove Alexandra home (took pill) and returned. Good theatre.
-Slept downstairs for 6 hrs, grading, then with Alexandra. More school grading.
-Cappies signage, went to get programmes, Denise drives little one (180,000 km).
-Promo prep, eligibility forms, trying to keep things on time. Heated soup.
-Cappies done before 11pm, at home just before midnight. Grading to 2am.
-Alexandra at 5:45am. Then with mom. School until lunch - pink eye pickup.
-Breakdown; duty and anime covered, home, no snooze until Mom & drops, to school.
-Running around after last period, home again after 4pm, to clinic; prescription.
-Outside 30 minutes. Dinner, routine (not returning to school), break after 8pm.
-Eventually watch "Picard", to bed 10:30pm. Alexandra drew as I did dishes.
-Break before 10am. Alexandra outside time, 2 cats (better half at mall).
-Taught squirrel noises. Lunch, snooze after 1pm - for 3 hours. Minor grading.
-Solo eyedrops, much tears. Then veggie straw snack. Departed for school 5pm.
-Last show, so teardown (save the door blacks, curtains on stage, proper chairs).
-At home Alexandra won't sleep until on our bed, shifted to crib at 9pm.
-Set did fall towards end; Gr 12 farewells. Clean staff room. Home 11:30pm.
Item counts to Saturday (Mar 7):
Step Count 2017: About 52,000
-Holding pattern, the more caught up I was, the less productive I was.
Step Count 2018: Over 66,700 (16 stars)
-Caught up with school (minus tests); had Nanoha and hockey game.
Step Count 2019: Over 74,000 (9 stars)
-Starfish Swim Grad, spitup during group, left for France & plane bassinet.
STEP COUNT 2020: Over 88,400. 8 stars.
SCHOOL EMAIL 2020: 92 New (20 sent)
We have completed DAY 122.
RH Stress Level: 9 (Blaster Mode, Full Power)
-Bed after midnight. (Time change: 1am?) Little one up 5:30 (6:30?).
-Help with drops 6:30am, bizarre extra dreams*, then 2.5 hrs including outside.
-After lunch, doing progress reports. Then outside, then shopping.
-Evening is somewhat grading of quizzes. Monday is school, then math meeting.
-Monday is all Mommy time (St Laurent to home to evening) until 6:55pm.
-I manage bath. Overnight's not bad. Tuesday's busy again (new quizzes).
-Tuesday evening's fine, again quizzes and comic reading. Overnight** tag team.
-Late rising but day was okay. Much basement play, last of the eyedrops.
-Unproductive evening, avg night~. Thursday tests, duty, France visit, Dad course.
-Evening shopping and Picard. Planning; schools will be shut down after tomorrow.
-Great overnight, late rising so dishes. Photocopying and prep, also anime club.
-Cleared mail and desk, little one to Bonne Mamans for 1.5 hrs w/ bubbles.
-Home, some collapse, more comics, bed 11:30pm. Calm night (bumpy 5am).
-Join others 9am, no group on account of France contact, so to mall for gloves.
-Sushi lunch, I do video edits during nap (old Mac battery has bulged, removed).
-Alexandra time, books and outside. To Bonne Mamans, back to remove more ice.
-Dinner at their place before 7pm, went well. Not home/out of bath until 8pm.
-Less than productive evening. Did complete a Comic Tea Party.
-Lotus Prince "Zone of the Enders 2" (#1-2) & Daily Show w/ misc.
Item counts to Saturday (Mar 14):
Step Count 2017: About 52,900 (12 stars)
-Guest post appeared, never wrote 'Bias' column, and prepping for Apr 1.
Step Count 2018: Over 52,150 (15 stars)
-Spent time writing/editing and with my wife. Also grading.
Step Count 2019: Over 60,550 (13 stars)
-Customs, me riding in back, play in box, teeth arriving, Dada(?), grading.
STEP COUNT 2020: Over 70,200. 11 stars.
SCHOOL EMAIL 2020: 202 New (27 sent)
We have completed DAY 127.
RH Stress Level: 7 (Starlight Breaker)
-Little one awake after 8am, odd dreams for me after 6:30am*. No breakfast until all.
-Swim class graduate (Duck), only one there; facilities shutting down, COVID19.
-Time outside, lunch, snooze preferred with Mom. I nap too. Personal harp concert.
-Home 5pm, outside, phone home (dinner during, weird), bath/bed. Unproductive.
-Awake 5am, finally get to some grading. Then Mom's Alexandra time, and mine.
-Emergency dentist at noon (before they close for 2 wks) but gum graft is fine.
-1.5 hours shopping, milk hardest item (got at FreshCo). Home, some grading.
-Depart after 4pm for family tea. Home 6:30pm, time outside, dinner & laundry.
-Break after 8:30pm. Then grading and dishes to 1am; little one to 3:15am.
-Yes, 135 min in chair, having change, until Mom brings little one in. Wake 8:30am.
-Join others, breakfast, outside time as Mom works. To Jose's for lunch and snooze.
-Pickup after 5 hrs; got some grading done, cleaned windows. St Pat's outfit.
-Home for bedroom jumps (Alexandra says 'cor' to sign more/encore). More grading.
-Sleep after 11pm, less eventful night, awake 8:30am. Read, played with lights.
-To Jose's by 11:30, home for grading, return 5:30pm for dinner. Bonk on table.
-Briefly out 7:30pm. More grading to 1am. Quiet night, 1 hr one then finished Gr 11.
-To Jose's by 11:30. Thursday afternoon with wife, watched comedy played game.
-Grading Gr 12 in evening, also relocating rugs. Fri morn she joins, back pain.
-Let others sleep until 9am. Jose by after 9:30am for ~30 min. Then outside play.
-Nap at 12:15? No! Play in room. Stroller before 2pm, also no luck. Tired.
-Food delivery meeting 3:15pm for an hour, then back with tired little one.
-Collapse 5:15pm when Mom's free, asleep. Back for diner 6:15pm, bed routine.
-Unproductive Fri night. Better overnight. Random morning writing, then playtime.
-Minor grading during eventual snooze. More trading off; ordered out for dinner.
-Tidied up a bit, did Comic Tea Party and bed about 11pm.
-Second week running of stand-up baths only. Words "assis" for sit - and "icy"(?).
-Lotus Prince "Zone of the Enders 2" (#3-8,end)
Item counts to Saturday (Mar 21):
Step Count 2017: About 55,000 (18 stars)
-Busy times with conference cancellation and April Fools “Behind Scenes”.
Step Count 2018: Over 62,060 (15 stars)
-Much grading and interviews, plus gestational clinic.
Step Count 2019: Over 73,500 (8 stars)
-Paid day off (return w/ movies), Doctor checkup, RP, reorganized shelves etc.
STEP COUNT 2020: Over 59,650. 9 stars.
SCHOOL EMAIL 2020: 19 New (2 sent)
We hold at DAY 127.
RH Stress Level: 5 (ACS Standby)
-Quiet night! With Alexandra almost 2 hrs from 7:45am then some grading.
-Outside, then lunch and resisting snooze as I did more grading. Bunnies after.
-Little one now using 'ah-shhh' for 'ch-at'. Grocery run; milk is back.
-Time reading, phone parents, dinner, resisting sleep; more grading while cooking.
-Rough patch in the night; some sleep. Start of Home DayCare, during snow.
-Little one had bag for "work". Devised snack table. Soccer in basement.
-Snooze trouble, success after tears. Email check. Snowman on steps outside.
-After 5pm, freeing up camera space. Little one doing "happy and you know it".
-Low-key evening, did read next Comic Tea Party. Terrible night; downstairs 3am+.
-Awake after 7am, they're already up despite little one being awake from 2-ish.
-Home DayCare starts before 9am. Roughly on schedule; final sled. No work call.
-Terrible snoozing, after 1 hr (holding her again) got 75 min again. Emails.
-Snow melted, leave after 5pm to store for milk and misc. Home, tired.
-Saw former daycare family out in morn then Wed-Dad-group recognized me at store.
-Need to deal with Chromebook after little one asleep. Dinner 9pm.
-All good overnight except with me. 30 min morning doing ThoughtExchange work.
-Standard morning; staff meeting 11-11:45am (test at 10:20 needed Mom's device).
-Pizza lunch went well, still 1 hr struggle to snooze. Email work 2-3pm.
-Afternoon okay, Mom did 5pm walk as I set up email lists and sent infos.
-Shower curtain fun. Cut nails. Trouble into crib. Still working past 9pm.
-Downstairs midnight. Not quite 6 hrs sleep but straight; with Alexandra from 7am.
-She has so many more words (hello, hockey, bateau, ice, etc). Mostly downstairs.
-Does a sentence "encore wee-ooh wee-ooh" for ambulance noise. New snack again.
-Phoned parents. Kitty was there. Suggestion of snooze book. Didn't help.
-Having own mattress she loved but didn't help; almost 2 hrs to fall asleep.
-More emails and prepared spreadsheets. Still tears upon awakening. Recovered.
-Out with Mom; had time to do some sketching. Created small phone video.
-"Picard" finale was mind blowing. Cries before 12am, then 6+ hrs sleep(!).
-Math committee emails in morning, drive for blood tests, outside time, etc.
-Together for lunch, 12:30pm handling school items to after 4pm.
-Little one time for two hours. Quick break, bedtime routine, more school.
-Some relax time after 10pm to midnight. Standard night, rough but some sleep.
-An hour in morning then to Aunt. I manage Comic Tea Party and some drawing.
-Noon pickup, Mom handles snooze (we try sack). RIP Giraffe1, bit through soother.
-Downstairs, then outside for 1.5h+. Then back to tidy desk, doing "Untied" edits.
-Final play, bedtime routine, more edits. Completed after 10pm, bed after 11pm.
-Lotus Prince "Resident Evil Zero" LIVE (#1-2) & AT4W
Item counts to Saturday (Mar 28):
Step Count 2017: About 59,600 (23 stars)
-Stayed busy, signing up for Camp NaNo, doing math character profiles, etc.
Step Count 2018: Over 61,700 (18 stars)
-Finished April Fool guest post and "Being a Dad" book, felt unmotivated.
Step Count 2019: Over 62,000 (9 stars)
-Emergency dentist, reunited with family, Alexandra turns pages, VIP movie.
STEP COUNT 2020: Over 63,400. 11 stars.
SCHOOL EMAIL 2020: 227 New (87 sent)
We have completed DAY 132. Kinda. Is it still Day 127?
RH Stress Level: 5 (ACS Standby)
CONSTANT TO-DO LIST:
-Recap for OAME 2019
-2019 Banner for TPolys
-Write a TANDQ article on Polling and Bias
-Write a post about types of praise/encouragement
-Catching up with web serials/comics (from ~August 2018)
-Read some of the books sitting at my desk