Category Archives: The Chucky Report

Time for another weekender (part 2)

Day 5. 40 pages, 17,932 words. Today, rather than attend Ropecon again, we are swinging by the ol’ Palokas house to celebrate my grandmother-in-law’s birthday. The matriarch of the extended Helenius / Palokas clan is turning ninety. In classic Lillo-mommo … Continue reading

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Time for another weekender (part 1)

Day 4. 34 pages, 15,322 words. The week is ending in a hot, humid, drained and lazy fashion, and the weekend is going to be busy. On the other hand, I got a good Write Night in on Thursday, so … Continue reading

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The First Feast: A Retrospective

I’m winding down to my summer hiatus and am going to be busy at work and getting my parents settled in Bar Äijä’s for the next couple of days, so here’s a quick retrospective on the second-to-last Bar Äijä’s bash: … Continue reading

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40th Birthday Report: Horns

What might have been an otherwise average party was elevated to true magnificence by my wonderful family and friends. This was a true triumph. An ambitious plan and extended guest list (although maybe not quite so large as the Festival … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 21

Day 70. 118,823 words. Nope, didn’t make the 70 day “deadline” – but I’m close! As yesterday’s entry might have led you to suspect, today – Sunday, the 13th of January – was finally the last day of our epic journey … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 20

Day 69. 118,823 words. On Saturday, the 12th of January, we returned to the Fairy Garden in the morning for more playing. Hey, it was a cool spot. After that, the Day of the Fairy continued relentlessly and we returned to … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 19

Day 68. 118,823 words. Not an awful lot happened again today. We went for a walk down to the beach and checked out the “famous” Fairy Garden. I haven’t got any pictures of this (again, feel free to nag Mrs. Hatboy[1]), … Continue reading

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