I realize no one cares but me, but we're plugged in again. Quite literally.
New adapter and new battery - thank you amazon.com and Sunvalley Tek!- for about a sixth of the price as the place up the street. (not a local place, but a chain, so's don't go feeling bad for them - and it will always be my go-to place for rechargable batteries.)
Sunshine, new Godzilla wii, charger and battery, soil-caked fingers and nails...
life is suh-weet!