Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Back on Campus Edition

1. how pretty Peacock Pond is
2. seeing students again
3. how much hugging will be going on*
4. being reasonably sure I haven't forgotten anything major
5. new students

*not just with me--Wheaton is a huggy campus. There will be a LOT of hugging

Monday, August 31, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Day of Summer Break Edition

1. no alarm in the morning
2. a slow, relaxed breakfast
3. that second glass of iced coffee
4. working on my own projects, on my own time
5. knowing how much I love my job, because I do

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Jed's Birthday Edition

1. the planet, what with Jed having been on it for 50 years and all
2. beards
3. bees
4. gentle souls and big hearts
5. Jed

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Celebration Edition

1. helicopter rides
2. hanging out with family*
3. movies
4. root beer floats
5. dogs

*not hanging out of the helicopter. Just regulation-type hanging out

Friday, August 28, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Superhero Edition

1. choosing whether or not to wear a cape
2. having a secret identity
3. or not
4. secret hideouts*
5. maybe going with the cape for cooler weather but a cleaner, more pared-down look for summer

*not to be confused with lairs, which is what the villains have and they are BAD

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Hear Me Roar (Theoretically) Edition

1. going to bed with the realization that if I was a force to be reckoned with when I was broken, I am unstoppable now
2. not actually making a RAAAAAR sound, because it was late, but thinking about it. Oh yes. Thinking about it.
3. finally understanding how this works
4. the physicality of that understanding
5. advocacy

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Pedicure Day Edition

1. hanging out with one of my four favorite sisters-in-law
2. choosing purple
3. choosing pink
4. or maybe something in a red
5. and how only #1 is really important