Saturday, July 12, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Thursday Edition

1. fireflies
3. that Monkees episode where the phrase "I would like to buy a pair of red maracas" is a secret spy code and Davy uses it without realizing*
4. sweet potatoes
5. Franconia, NH

*groovy hilarity ensues

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Going to See Poets Edition

1. meeting some poets I've only previously "met" online
2. seeing a couple of other poets I haven't seen in far too long
3. assorted cheeses*
4. remembering to say "yes" to things because it's my word of the year
5. the promise of sangria

*poets love assorted cheeses

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Garden Edition

1. lilies
2. bee balm
3. when Jed calls dianthus "pinks"
4. the sheer number of blossoms on the bean plants*
5. pulling sugar snap peas off the vine and eating them right there

*for all you non-gardeners out there, blossoms = eventual vegetables

Monday, July 7, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Home Alone* Edition

1. uninterrupted reading time*
2. writing without distraction*
3. not having to worry about anything beyond what I'm doing in a given moment*
4. reading poetry out loud to an empty room*
5. having the whole day entirely to myself*

*unless you count the dogs

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Bee Vocabulary Edition

1. diploid drone*
2. eusocial
3. waggle dance
4. nectaries
5. pollen basket**

*my new favorite non-swear insult
** "Oof! That bee just hit me right in the pollen basket!"