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14 January 2022

Song mood: I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eye Peas.


I really liked watching your clips tonight. I like it when it looks like you aren’t wearing makeup. I loved the way you did your hair. I couldn’t help thinking: you are absolutely beautiful.


I’m running with that idea. The cool thing about that is, I’m excited about the project. And because of that, it’s easier to generate ideas for the story. So far, I figured out why the guy has to ‘disappear.’ Someone related to him has a gambling problem, or something like that.

The story will take place in Sydney, for a brief moment so I don’t have the conundrum of describing a place I haven’t been to yet. It will also take place in Seattle, then London and Paris. I thought about putting Tokyo into the story, but decided that may be too much.

Since it takes place in Seattle, it will feature my female detective: Erika Lund. Who, looks a lot like Jodi Whittaker a.k.a the thirteenth Doctor.


Today was the first day, I left the house in days. I ordered groceries. My order was delayed. Then it started snowing while I was waiting for my groceries. I got supper from Panera Bread. Mainly because their grilled mac-n-cheese sandwich. Their baguettes are okay, not nearly the same as ones you would buy in England or France. But I’m okay with that.

I went home and watched Eternals. It was an okay movie. I think it had too many locations and too much skipping around the time line. I also think they are Marvel’s version of the Justice League.


Then I watched your clips and couldn’t help but feel love for you. Anyway.


Hopefully, this storm is done by tomorrow. It’s supposed to snow between three to five inches. And for the next week or so, the temps will be lower because of the snow. I’m not a huge fan of winter. My skin will be all itchy until spring.


Tomorrow will be about reading and watching mystery movies. At some point I will probably go on my rowing machine to get some exercise. 

And most likely I will do a covid test tomorrow. I feel fine. I just want to make sure I don’t have it before hanging out with other people. 

Because of the weather, my bestie from college will hang out with me on Sunday morning for tea instead of tomorrow. Maybe, I will talk him into doing a video or two with me telling puns. He’s the pun master.

It’s going to be cold tomorrow. But it’s winter. Though, all I will want to do is curl up read a book, I have to make sure that I move around a bit tomorrow.

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