Saturday, March 9, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Here Comes the Sun Edition

1. being able to tell whether it's morning or evening based on the amount of light outside
2. vitamin D
3. bunny prints in the snow
4. the knowledge that somewhere under the white, daffodils are starting to show up
5. chlorophyll

Friday, March 8, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, All I Ever Wanted Edition

1. spring break
2. wondering if I even need 2 - 5
3. coming up with some anyway
4. putting them in a list
5. posting the FFTDS lists later and later over the next 9 days

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Final Snowstorm of the Year Edition

1. putting away the shovels
2. not needing gloves
3. storing the ice melt for another year
4. Dennis, our awesome plow-guy neighbor
5. totally not jinxing anything, ever

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Awesome-Looking Animals Edition

1. anteaters
2. blobfish (seriously, google that sucker)
3. star-nosed moles
4. axolotl...s? (your plural may vary)
5. pink fairy armadillos*

*Seriously, I'm finding it hilarious this morning that anyone ever looked at any kind of armadillo and said, "You know what kind of armadillo that should be? THAT should be a pink fairy armadillo!"

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Phoning it In Old School Edition

1. long talks with good friends
2. winding the sproingy cord around your finger while you talk
3. seeing how far the cord will stretch before you have to step back or risk pulling the phone from the wall
4. not having your finger slip six numbers into dialing
5. unscrewing the handset to look for bugs

Monday, March 4, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Missing Italy Edition

1. the ceiling at the Sistine Chapel
2. Botticelli's "Birth of Venus"*
3. the Laocoon of Rome
4. various parts of John the Baptist
5. Michelangelo's Prisoners

*forever colored in my mind by Terry Gilliam's work for Monty Python

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Sunday Edition

1. big papers
2. crossword puzzles
3. lazy cups of coffee
4. blueberry pancakes
5. morning naps