Saturday, January 18, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Theoretical Edition

1. patience
2. relaxation
3. an inherent understanding that all will be fine no matter what
4. deep breathing
5. not needing to have control over everything

Friday, January 17, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Distracted by Dogs Edition

1. cheese
2. duck jerky treats
3. walks in the sunshine
4. dogs that walk where we want them to (theoretical)
5. naps

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lunch with Poets Edition

1. being told I look beautiful
2. being asked if it's because I'm happy
3. being able to say that I am
4. how funny poets are
5. being on the receiving end of stunning generosity

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Week of Winter Break Edition

1. a morning that feels like spring*
2. time to read whatever I want
3. seven more wake-ups without an alarm
4. not having to go to bed at 10
5. seeing a couple of good friends for lunch

*Deception does not always suck

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Edition

1. getting so caught up in fun stuff that you forget to post a FTTDS list
2. weather warm enough for rain (and not that freezing, chilled-to-the-bones kind of rain, either)
3. coming home to a quiet house and quiet dogs and being able to get a chunk of work done
4. hearing from an old friend
5. still (barely) having more than a week of winter break left

Monday, January 13, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Hungry Monday Edition

1. cinnamon bread*
2. oatmeal with cinnamon and apples
3. roasted vegetable soup
4. lasagna
5. dried cranberries**

*hold the raisins, please. They may not suck, but I don't care for them
**I know, I know. Raisins, dried cranberries, what's the difference? There IS a difference.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, On the Road Edition

1. helping out a friend
2. travel mugs
3. coffee in said travel mug
4. good music
5. GPS