Saturday, February 22, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Excellent Friends Edition

1. friends who order a mai tai for you before you even get to the restaurant
2. friends who are willing to drink that mai tai for you if you don't want it
3. not needing to take them up on that particular offer
4. how a couple of good hours can make the rest of a rough week disappear
5. mai tais

Friday, February 21, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Don't Want to Be Late for Work Edition

1. remembering to post a list early in the morning*
2. driving at a safe and reasonable speed at all times*
3. not having to worry about school buses because it's still school vacation week
4. being willing to blow off item #4 and #5 in order to get them done quickly
5. Robert Downey, Jr.


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Finally Remembered to Post an Edition Edition

1. melting
2. not sliding down the driveway when I walk the dogs
3. on the other hand, being able to be pulled along by Butler, water-skiing-style
4. having a day that's warm enough for the bees to pop outside for a little while and get some fresh air*
5. the woman driving by on 123 who cracked up when Butler popped his head up, like a prairie dog, over a snowbank on the sidewalk

*and maybe sting Jed's glove once, but it was his own fault

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Some of My Favorite People Edition

1. smart people
2. funny people
3. kind people
4. generous people
5. people who manage to be all four*

*but if you have to choose just one, go with funny. As long as it doesn't make you a jerk. Jerks aren't funny.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Cute Boots Edition

1. cute boots
2. red ones
3. suede
4. warm feet
5. any shoes that feel like slippers

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Cabin Fever Edition

1. it's better than dengue fever
2. it's also better than fever from, say, malaria
3. wondering if it's better than Saturday Night Fever (probably)
4. it's better than yellow fever
5. not really having any idea what yellow fever is but knowing Wikipedia is right there for me