Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, SAY IT! Edition

1. dim mornings
2. crossing things off the to-do list
3. after a healthy, relaxed breakfast
4. anticipation
5. how I really wanted to write that like this:

4. antici...
5. pation

but didn't know what percentage of my 3 readers would get the joke*

*or would think I stole it. Which I did. But referentially, not in a plagiaristic sort of way

Monday, July 6, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Monday Edition

1. having groceries in the house
2. going for a quick run
3. or a slow one
4. finding honeybees when I'm out for a walk
5. reading

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Still the Weekend Edition

1. going for a long swim
2. reading some poems
3. writing a poem, maybe?
4. getting laundry done*
5. being ready for the world cup final tonight

*doing laundry might seem like it sucks, but getting arrested for going grocery shopping naked because you have run out of clothes sucks even more**
**theoretically

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Independence Day Edition

1. that "Fireworks" song from Schoolhouse Rock
2. fireworks*
3. hanging out with friends we don't get to see enough
4. hanging out with friends we get to see on a pretty regular basis
5. whatever will scrub that "Fireworks" song from Schoolhouse Rock out of my head by tomorrow

*where safe and legal

Friday, July 3, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Long Weekend Edition

1. getting some stuff done
2. still having time to relax and hang out
3. seeing good friends
4. how beautifully the weather has cleared
5. dogs who aren't afraid of fireworks

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Planning for CT Edition

1. getting the email with all the logistical stuff in it
2. reading the poems again
3. knowing that in just over 3 weeks there will be a LOT of hugging*
4. getting presentations ready
5. that vague sense of excitement**

*A LOT.
**that might be panic about everything I have to do. But I'm an optimist.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Thundering Wednesday Edition

1. not really knowing what day it is until someone tells you
2. thunderstorms
3. dogs that don't particularly feel like wandering all over town in the pouring rain
4. a really good haircut
5. the delayed gratification of the 2nd glass of iced coffee