Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Back At It Edition

1. warm boots
2. the knowledge that my office will be toasty*
3. getting to see fun students
4. and maybe rewarding myself with a mocha
5. afternoon naps

*possibly, like, middle of a pizza oven toasty but beggars can't be choosers

Monday, February 8, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Another Snow Day Edition

1. Jed having a job where he also gets snow days
2. blueberry muffins
3. firewood
4. slippers
5. PJs

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck Super Bowl Sunday Edition

1. having the Panthers as my back-up team
2. homemade pizza
3. with a salad, because health is important
4. and maybe a beer
5. going to bed at halftime if I want to*

*one of the few advantages of the Pats not playing this year

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, The Day After Edition

1. neighbors helping neighbors dig out
2. our neighbors' dog Molly, who was so shocked to see me in their back yard (checking for storm damage for the neighbors who couldn't get out) that she barked at me like I was a total stranger, then bent herself in half wagging when she realized who I was
3. ice melt
4. those really long scrapers/brushes that let you push alllllll the snow off the roof of the car without having to drag any of it toward you*
5. not having to be anywhere in particular

*seriously, you need one of those things if you live where it snows. Just trust me on this.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Not Yet a Snow Day Edition

1. all-wheel drive
2. the hopes that someone is out there sanding
3. the knowledge that if the roads are bad by the time I have to leave I can call off classes myself and nobody will bat an eye
4. being out in the world anyway
5. heated seats

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Fine, Etsy, You Win Edition

1. my actual Etsy shop, SentimentalAsylum 
2. being a greeting card mogul*
3. maybe selling enough cards to keep me in supplies
4. and/or to keep me from drowning under a tidal wave of cards**
5. having fun

*because I'm pretty sure that's a thing
**because, really, one person can only send so many

Wednesday, February 3, 2016