So that’s the shopping done for the week. We are now officially closed for Christmas. Time to get behind our fence and shut the world out for 7 days. Or longer if we are plunged into a Tier 4 lockdown (more of the country will go that way on Boxing Day apparently).

So it’s Christmas Eve on Plague Island. It’s not entirely sure if its a virus related Plague or a Plague of self absorbed, imbecilic, on the take, cretins apparently running this country.

We have enough food and drink to last us weeks. We have enough options to cobble together a couple of special holiday meals for two. Certainly not Plan A or B food options, but the C menu will be just fine. Actually with my Thanos like cooking skills at the click of the fingers any food taste can be suddenly turned to dust. So it really doesn’t matter in the end.

A few days of being an island cut adrift from the world has started to take its toll. Hardly any fresh fruit or veg in the store. The stuff which is still there is getting snapped up instantly. No chocolate ice cream. I will say that again. No chocolate ice cream. Oh the humanity….

But in the scheme of things. We are so fortunate. Too many are not so lucky.

So we are lucky to be on the right side of our fence. Hawklad is definitely not on Santa’s naughty list. Me – I’m not so sure. Yes the weather is horrible but actually if you close your eyes, the sun will still shine.

Yes it’s alright in this side of the fence, living on Plague Island.

50 thoughts on “Plague Island

  1. You are definitely not on the naughty list, Gary! I am glad that you have everything you need and that you are so humble and grateful. Have a peaceful and blessed Chrismas, you two ๐Ÿ’–

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  2. We didn’t get our gas delivery so even if we planed to cook a Christmas meal we’d be scuppered. I may lash out and have microwaved eggs and toast…but that will be fine with me. As you say, we are so lucky. I would not even think to complain. Wish I could send you some Swiss chocs.

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  3. Hope you are able to stay healthy and have a lovely Christmas! There were plenty of empty shelves here in Michigan too. Mostly fruits, vegetables, and canned goods. We plan on cooking today so no cooking tomorrow. Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

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  4. Santa came last night and Ben had apparently been a very good boy, cuz Santa ate his cookies and left a bunch of stuff for Ben.๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„
    Even the Big Dumb Dog got new toys in his stocking.
    The already cooked ham is coming to room temperature, the Cheesey Taters are in the crock pot and Dances With Wolves is playing ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธit’s what Ben picked. ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    Happy Christmas Gary Kermit Superdad & Hawklad. Happy Christmas to Cap’n and the rest of the zoo.
    Sending Hugs!!๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’Œ

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