Saturday, May 17, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Commencement Edition

1. seniors
2. pomp
3. circumstance
4. throwing that cap in the air
5. the temptation to write "waving it like you just don't care"

Friday, May 16, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Up and At 'Em Edition

1. getting in an early run
2. not beating myself up for the shape I'm in
3. tuning back in to the getting-stronger vibe
4. water
5. saying goodbye to graduating students

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Every Thursday Is Off-Campus Thursday Edition

1. lying in the title of a post because I'm going to be on campus next Thursday
2. good haircuts
3. choosing new poets for the coming week's reading
4. pumpkin in oatmeal*
5. clean laundry**

*with almonds, pumpkin pie spice, and a little honey. I mean it.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Sure Signs of Spring Edition

1. sunflowers sprouting in the kitchen*
2. sun hitting the bee hives in the morning and warming everyone up
3. thinking about keeping a big pitcher of iced coffee in the fridge
4. the way I just type an "m" when I'm not sure what to put next on the list*
5. open windows

*they're sprouting in egg cartons, by the way--we don't have random sunflowers springing up in the kitchen
*Marigolds? Marjoram? Mobert Downey Jr.?

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazy Morning Edition

1. reading poetry. Lots and lots of poetry
2. thinking about maybe eventually going to the grocery store
3. taking a walk
4. having the head space to do some writing
5. being all brave and scooping a wasp out of the house instead of smushing it

Monday, May 12, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Off All Week Edition

1. only going to campus for fun, optional events
2. reading for fun
3. thinking about planting some flowers*
4. sunshine
5. balloons

*or making Jed plant flowers--even better!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, REALLY Late Edition

1. Gloucester
2. Godzilla*
3. Stormy Weather**
4. sandal weather
5. electric blue nail polish

*the big lizard or the Blue Oyster Cult song
**actual or musical