Jenny’s Swan Song # Transition

It’s Jenny’s last day at SIKA today! Don’t cry Jenny! Jenny’s swan song Say goodbye, all SIKA workers As we sing Jenny’s swan song How it breaks my heart to leave you Now my SIKA job is gone High above the dawn is waiting And my tears are falling rain For my SIKA job is…

Jenny is Goneburgers tomorrow! #Transition

After resigning (and unresigning) twice from SIKA in NZ, Jenny is finally retiring tomorrow! Maybe the third  E should be Entertain and cuddle Alan! ____________________ Jenny is Goneburgers Tomorrow! Retirement Welcome to the world Of waking up late Being disoriented And forgetting the date Get into the habit Of having lots of fun Not being…

Xero’s Birthday #Transition

Nekro’s henchman Xero, Nekro’s henchman, now old and grey Even on his birthday I hear him come and go, With stealthy swift unmeaning to and fro, Muttering low, Perchance Time drives the merry-go-round whose track Is the zodiac; His name is No-man’s-friend; And his gabbling parrot-talk has neither trend, Beginning, nor end. Senseless and daft…

I DO NOT LIKE SAP; TIME TO SCRAM. PROMPT: GREEN

It was supposed to be Jenny’s last day at work today. Despite almost three month’s notice, a replacement for Jenny has not been found. Jenny has agreed to stay on (temporarily). Jenny’s work is in the final stage of migrating to SAP. Here’s the poem I wrote, based on Green Eggs and Ham by Dr…

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…

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: NZ New Year Fear 31 Post #958~ NZ COVID-19: 2,846 community cases today~ Be Safe ~ Today’s date can be an Ambigram

2,846 community cases of COVID-19 in NZ today (22 February 2022). See: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/more-27000-boosters-administered-2846-community-cases-covid-19-143-hospital 22 February 2022 is a palindrome and an ambigram in NZ, UK,  . . . (not in US). (turn the above image upside down) You can also miss out the zeros. Then Tuesday 22/2/22 really becomes Twosday. Shared Posts (Pingbacks)

COVID Odyssey: NZ New Year Fear 29 Post #956~ NZ COVID-19 ~ More new community cases announced today than for all of 2020

2,522 new community cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand have just been announced today. See: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/rapid-antigen-testing-auckland-2522-community-cases-covid-19-100-hospital This is more than the total number of cases (2,162) in 2020 in New Zealand. See: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/new-zealand/ This makes it more likely that we may reach 50,000 cases by the end of February. We still think a total of…

COVID Odyssey: NZ New Year Fear 28 Post #955~ NZ COVID-19 Poll results~ When will total case numbers double to 50,000 cases?

The total number of COVID-19 cases in New Zealand has now exceeded 25,000 cases. How soon do you think this number will double to 50,000? Which choice is the best answer below? See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2022/02/18/covid-odyssey-nz-new-year-fear-24-post-951-nz-covid-19-new-community-cases-yesterday-more-than-total-in-first-2020-outbreak/ The above question was asked in an NZ social media Poll in Neighbourly. Responses could be made by members of Neighbourly…

COVID Odyssey: NZ New Year Fear 26 Post #953~ NZ COVID-19 ~ New community cases yesterday more than total in first 2020 outbreak

Yesterday (18 February) in New Zealand 1,573 new community cases of COVID-19 were announced. See: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/more-40000-boosters-administered-hutt-valley-reaches-90-fully-vaccinated-maori-1573-community-cases This is more than the total number of cases (circa 1,504) in the first 2020 outbreak in new Zealand. When will we have in New Zealand in one day more community cases than the total number of cases in…

COVID Odyssey: NZ New Year Fear 21 Post #948~ COVID-19 simulation: COVID-19 spread with Excel Goal Seek

In February 2020 we looked at the animation below. if 5 people with new coronavirus can impact 2.6 others, then 5 people could be sick after 1 Cycle, 18 people after 2 Cycles, 52 people after 3 Cycles and so on. : See: https://towardsdatascience.com/how-bad-will-the-coronavirus-outbreak-get-predicting-the-outbreak-figures-f0b8e8b61991 We create this table (see Total infected): We use a five day…