Nov. 29, 21: Routine, Teaching, Oculus, and Games



[Got early teaching this morning and been getting ready, so I’m trying to get this post done starting relatively early, but we’ll see how far I get. I did get a pretty solid night’s sleep last night and so feel slightly better today, but that’s a double edged sword in itself.]

Cat got my up at three again this morning for the second night in a row. Wenche and I both got up, and it was fine since I really needed to pee anyway. I think she tried to let him out and I tried to let him out, but he just looked at me like I was stupid. I was already wicked tired from yesterday and had no intention of staying up this time.

Laid down again and started to fall back asleep. At that point the damn cat started howling again. I’d fall asleep and then awake, fall asleep, then awake…four or five times of that and then Wenche started to snore and there was simply no way I wasn’t just awake.

I was super pissed, especially since we’d both already been up and tried to let him out. I growled about the cat and the snoring and said that something needed to change. I meant that we needed to shut the cat in the basement or something, but she took it to mean that we should sleep in separate bedrooms [which she did tonight].

Spent the rest of the night, by myself, just doing my normal routine. I basically forgot about the fact that I had said anything and had moved on just accepting that I would be insanely tired today.

Several hours later Wenche got up. I interacted with her just like a normal day, but then she said she was upset with me and didn’t appreciate being yelled at. I told her I wasn’t yelling at her, I was upset about being woken up in the middle of the night, but I was super pissed off now.

I smoked a cigarette and then decided to look at how much damage she’d done to the piano or if I would be able to get the paint off without any serious consequences…was disappointed to find that it was splattered on both sides. I tried scraping with my fingernails, but it didn’t work well and was scratching the finish. I tried Windex first and then a stronger household cleaner, but neither worked any better. She started scratching at the big blob on the other side and I told her to leave it alone because it was just making it worse, but she kept on. There’s still a bunch of white paint there, but now also a massive hole in the finish.

I tried to research how to repair it, but I’m going to have to do some chemical tests to determine what type of finish it is, I think it’s lacquer, which is tough to work with (toxic), and it will likely mean having to redo both sides in order to make it look alright. I’m still not sure.

Got ready for work and headed in. There was some construction in the way that slowed me down quite a bit, but I was still about ten minutes early. I showed them how to do partial fractions and we did some in the context of integrals. It’s one of those in-between skills…it’s considered “advanced” and we cover it in Calc II actually, but honestly, it’s an Algebra skill. Either way, it gave us a chance to do a whole bunch of integrals involving logarithms in context.

The drive home went a bit smoother, although I was half falling asleep driving both ways. 😱 The only thing I really wanted to do was take a nap, but I knew that I would feel all gross and groggy when I woke up and would probably have a tough time getting to sleep later on.

Even so, I couldn’t really focus on the Oculus or much of anything other than being hurt and upset about the piano, so I tried to lay down and get a nap despite my best interests.

Blessing or not, I just laid there thinking and couldn’t fall asleep anyway.

Wenche got home and made us chicken and rice for dinner and we watched some TV. I was really tired, but couldn’t fall asleep, but I did finally around nine, a little later than usual, but not too bad.

See? dShitty, uh, finds a way. If it’s not one thing, then it will surely be a couple others. Even more of a slap in that the income keeps rising while what I actually got declined.



I don’t have the energy at the moment to bother about CryptoSuckmaster other than to say it sucks.

Not a whole heck of a lot interesting happening on Rising Star. Still just pounding out missions trying to raise my level…progress is only going to get slower from here.


Definitely no Splinterlands today. I’m only just over the border into Diamond and I’m not at all willing to risk it, let alone the frustration of playing on the last day. Just waiting out the clock.


Got my stats for the last week. Kind of a mixed bag. Up a little bit relative to last week, but my activity is generally low. Also surprised that the sleep is green, not quite sure how to take that.


Average Last 7 Days: 12,842

Lifetime Average: 15,356

10k per Day Streak: 14


Longest Streak: 204


Distance on shoes: 728.49 km
Distance on hikers: 64.92 km

#AutomaticWin Tally: 421
#AutomaticWin Streak: 0
Longest Streak: 53

#TripleTen Tally: 118
#TripleTen Streak: 0
Longest Streak: 7

#DoubleDay Tally: 229
#DoubleDay Streak: 0
Longest Streak: 37

Highest Floors: 120

Highest Daily Steps: 41,528

Zombies evaded: 0/0

Mindfulness Diary:

Health: 86%
Satisfaction: 40%
Energy: 50%
Productivity: 60%


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Ah sucks man.

Sometimes hard to remember that it is all just stuff and it is good to share your life with animals.

Try some THC gummies to help you sleep!


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If there aren’t any new ones available I do make them occasionally, but mostly I steal them from Pixabay.

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