Thursday, October 30, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Grading-Free Off-Campus Day Edition

1. getting a little sleep
2. lunch with a friend I haven't seen in far too long
3. having to make difficult decisions*
4. maybe getting the house in order a bit
5. seeing if I can fix the Kitchenaid

*like "Veggie Korma? Or Chicken Tiki Masala?"

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Edition

1. those sticky roller things that get dog hair off your clothes*
2. in-the-door water and ice
3. heated seats
4. universal remote controls
5. sliced bread

*not that I'd know anything about needing one of those

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Party Animal Edition

1. cows
2. saying "cows" over and over again until the word loses all its meaning*
3. adding weird animals (especially silent ones) to the song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
4. a moo moo here and a moo moo there.
5. big brown eyes

*you'll also probably stretch the "ow" longer and longer, which can only be fun, right? Right?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Authorial Edition

1. Ursula K. LeGuin
2. Anne Tyler
3. Ann Beattie
4. Tana French
5. Peter Heller

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Days of October Edition

1. crunchy leaves
2. Halloween costumes
3. old monster movies
4. all the bad Bela Lugosi impressions out there*
5. unseasonably warm weather

*including--or maybe especially--mine

Friday, October 24, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, It Never Rains It Pours Edition

1. the rain ending sometime today-ish
2. a warm, dry weekend
3. boots
4. all the worms that didn't end up drowned on the side of the road
5. the bees, all tucked safely into their hives

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Old Man Snoring Edition

1. not having a giant tree (or chunk of  tree) fall on our house
2. not being flooded
3. dogs who are smart enough to want to stay inside in this kind of weather (as much as possible, anyway)
4. good books
5. coconut carrot soup