The Courage to continue

Mais oui … continue Now how may we continue To inspire Tao within you Blessed you try Best do I Daily vows recontinue Alan Grace 17 September 2018 Previous version (which version do you prefer?): Mais oui … continue Now how may we continue To inspire posts within you Blessed you try Best do I…

U-AARDVARK2 Daily Prompt Community: The journey continues

True or False: Do U need a clue? In U-AARDVARK2 The U needs a clue Umbrella or United for Maybe we see it’s true The U is for U Maybe we will learn The U is for U-turn? Please track other posts too In the pingback menu May my good turn Help you discern The…

COVID Odyssey: Winter Warning Omicron second wave~ Auckland cases in June 4.4x in one day~ NZ cases over 10,000 yesterday #PLAY

NZ new community cases topped 10,000 (10,290) yesterday (6 July) for the first time in months (since circa 21 April). See: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/10290-community-cases-522-hospitalisations-10-icu-12-deaths https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/10294-community-cases-524-hospitalisations-14-icu-18-deaths https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/13511-community-cases-30-deaths-past-two-days-500-hospitalisations-15-icu-today Update: on 8 July, instead of 13,334 new cases, there were actually 9,318 (over 4,200 less). See: https://www.neighbourly.co.nz/public/auckland/titirangi/message/68319118 https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/nz-covid-19-case-numbers-corrected-9318 https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/13344-community-cases-587-hospitalisations-9-icu-23-deaths On 27 June Auckland new community cases went up to 1,796…

Bonus Green Bottle, it is. May the Fourth be with you! Today’s prompts for 4 May 2022: GREEN & HOPE

My hope (and Yoda’s hope) for all of you today: For all my Green Bottle posts see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/ The prompt for 4 May 2016 was HOPE: https://wordpress.com/dailypost/prompts/Hope The prompt for 9 April 2016 was GREEN: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/Green Also see: 3 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 28 April 2022: GREEN & SOLITUDE Solitude: To Yoda, An Ode…

2 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 29 April 2022: GREEN & CURVE

Somewhere over the rainbow Green birds fly Birds fly over the rainbow Why then, oh, why can’t I? https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/judygarland/overtherainbow.html The endangered Kakapo, a flightless New Zealand parrot. Below is one of my favourite prints I have: kakapo and chick by Merrilyn Jaquiery https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/merrilyn-jaquiery-art-print-840891866 go grow a rainbow learning curves rainbow red, orange, yellow green, blue,…

3 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 28 April 2022: GREEN & SOLITUDE

Solitude: To Yoda, An Ode Green bark a prism creates, Feel the pull of earth, you must. Rotates, a slime of endless hates, Can hold me not, this world’s crust. Friendship’s ties, isolation Deflates, Succumbs, my spaceship, to bitter rust. Mist, my soul forever permeates, Lift-off, booms the rocket’s thrust. My spirit when light returns,…

6 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 25 April 2022: GREEN & WHISPER

The Call of the Forest What does the forest whisper With every wind-stirred leaf, From many-centuried oak tree To hour-old blossom-sheaf? What does the forest whisper When nightingales are dumb And cícadas fall silent? The forest whispers, ‘Come’. Urgyen Sangharakshita For the rest of this poem see below or at the end of this post….

7 Green Bottles. Prompts for 24 April 2022: GREEN & BORROWED

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. Native American Proverb What did you do in Earth Week to make our planet great for children in the future? This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you…

10 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 21 April 2022: GREEN & LOCKED

Lockdown (an acrostic) Locked down nation Open vaccination Cancel vacation Keep limitation Domestic education Odd organisation Work domestication New normalisation Locked down nation Open vaccination Cancel vacation Keep limitation End congregation Doomed sales generation Unsure duration Political obfuscation Alan Grace 20 April 2022 For my other acrostics see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/?s=acrostic My poem was inspired by the…

11 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 20 April 2022: GREEN & FOG

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. Sadly new…

12 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 19 April 2022: GREEN & FAKE

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. WordPress Daily…

13 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 18 April 2022: GREEN & CLOSET

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. WordPress Daily…

14 Green Bottles. Today’s prompts for 17 April 2022: GREEN & BREATH

This month’s WordPress prompt is GREEN (for April 2022). Combine GREEN and today’s daily prompt (recycled from 2016) if you wish. I suggest that the WordPress monthly prompt initiative is likely to be more successful if we combine the prompt GREEN each day with the daily prompt for the same date in 2016. A breath…

Random Recycled Prompts & 17 Green Bottles #Green

Random prompts are green! Please pretty [green] please WordPress Prompts need to seem a success I hope you have seen Random prompts are green We thank you WordPress God Bless Alan Grace 10 April 2022 Click below to see: Posts for two random recycled prompts starting with Y & Z from 2016 – 2018 [Link…

COVID Odyssey: NZ New Year Fear 39 Post #966~ NZ COVID-19: Results for Poll~ When will half of NZ population be infected?

In a recent Poll on an NZ social media website we had these votes: Here is the full question: See:https://www.neighbourly.co.nz/public/auckland/titirangi/message/67463549 We assume that: There will be no Lockdowns. The dominant variant will be Omicron in the next six months. There will not be any significant improvement in vaccines in the next six months. We will…

COVID Odyssey: Vir[tu]al World Tour ~ How many people can one person infect in your country?

Please read Updates:https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/?s=windupCOVID Odyssey Ro update: Occam’s Razor~ A close shave: In NZ is Ro ~ 3, 4, or 6? What are Ro values worldwide?COVIDWorldAvNewRanked4COVIDWorldAvNewAlpha4COVIDWorldAvNewRanked4rCOVIDWorldAvNewAlpha4r We estimate Ro (see below) by applying the analysis undertaken in New Zealand to the rest of the world. Note that data for the analysis below is for confirmed cases…

COVID Odyssey: Summer Daze ~ Introduction

Summer Daze Foreign virus exchange Our new normal is strange The halcyon Days don’t begin COVID’s made a great change Alan Grace 29 May 2020 COVID-19 has changed the world. This site documents my journey and my attempts to use (relatively) simple mathematics (that hopefully a good high school student may be able to follow)…