Saturday, October 19, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Farmers Market Edition

1. mixed cherry and pear tomatoes in various colors
2. beets
3. French radishes*
4. pie apples
5. late season corn on the cob

*fake French laugh optional...Okay, so not really optional. 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Better Late Than Never Edition

1. making your own mozzarella (seriously. So good.)
2. lavender
3. Nancy Drew books, especially if they involve secret passages
4. when the dogs sing along to a siren*
5. warm socks
*except at 3AM

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, A-Political Edition

1. roasted root vegetable hash with an over-easy egg or two and some hot sauce
2. taking the dogs out and discovering it's way warmer than you thought it was
3. making cookies for a bunch of peer writing tutors
4. a good pair of slippers
5. my various friends who can go back to work for the country today

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Short Week Edition

1. making cheese*
2. sending a really strong book to the printer **
3. when one of the dogs sleeps all curled up like a kidney bean, but with one front paw sticking out like a sprout
4. squeezing the last few days out of my lighter-weight skirts
5. non-drowsy antihistamines

*not a euphemism, but probably should be
**not mine. Don't get all excited

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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

1. 2-day work weeks
2. staying in PJs well into the morning
3. autumn leaves
4. starting to plan for Thanksgiving
5. marching into the last half of the semester focused and on top of things

Monday, October 14, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Great Day to Be a Fan in Massachusetts Edition

1. Austin Collie (whoever the hell HE is)
2. Kenbrell Thomkins
3. Belichik actually joking around at the press conference
4. David Ortiz
5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia*

*also my favorite dish to order at an Italian restaurant. 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Attic Clean-Out Edition (mostly)

1. donating a whole truck load of stuff to people who can use it
2. the knowledge that you could walk up and down stairs all day because that's how mighty you've become
3. recycling. Lots and lots of recycling
4. realizing that you can't wear your wedding dress again because it's too big (not that you'd want to)
5. Stephen Gostkowski