Saturday, May 18, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Commencement Edition

1. pomp
2. circumstance
3. those terrible, awesome gowns (seriously, what fabric IS that??)
4. decorated caps
5. intending to list 5 outstanding students/former students as my FTTDS list for the day and realizing I can't because there are just too many graduating today. Congratulations!

Friday, May 17, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Jerry Edition

Note: Two years ago today, my father-in-law passed away. I wish I had known about making FTTDS lists then. This is a list I think he'd approve.

1. smiling
2. being friendly
3. a boat in the water (NOT water in the boat)
4. not rolling it
5. whipped cream

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Film Noir Edition

1. black and white movies with saxophone soundtracks
2. German expressionism influences
3. voiceovers
4. fedoras
5. gauzy white curtains fluttering in the breeze as the sun comes up

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Yet Another Random Edition

1. skirts
2. BLTs with avocado
3. sandals
4. sea turtles
5. the fact that no one ever seems to question why markers are magic

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, One Year Later Edition

1. being able to run a mile...or five...or twelve
2. losing 65 pounds (90+ total) and not really caring where they went
3. not caring where the next 50 go either, because I just know that they're going, and how
4. general mightiness
5. reusable ice packs

Monday, May 13, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Seniors Week Edition

1. the thesis parade
2. the sweet outfit I scored for said parade to celebrate my student's accomplishment
3. spending most of the morning off-campus
4. getting grades in
5. seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Word to your Mother Edition

1. my mom
2. Jed's mom
3. grandmothers, aunts, mothers-in-law, step mothers, and other relatives who pull mom duty (even if they're not moms themselves)
4. single dads and other unexpected mothers
5. all of the bonus moms--teachers, moms of friends, what have you