Saturday, July 26, 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, That's Why I Say "ALMOST Every Day" Edition

1. having friends staying for a while
2. getting all distracted and such
3. knowing that the whole purpose of the FTTDS list is fulfilled, ironically enough, when I forget to make one
4. breezes coming in through the window
5. butterflies

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Talking Squirrels Edition

1. considering this theme while walking the dogs this morning
2. realizing I only know of two talking squirrels and I really need five if I'm gonna do this right
3. plowing forward regardless
4. Rocket J. Squirrel
5. Baby Squirrel LaTour

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Clean House Edition

1. clean floors
2. clean laundry
3. clean bathrooms
4. clean sheets*
5. a husband who vacuums

*maybe not the best thing in the world, but lovely that first night

Monday, July 21, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, My Mom's Birthday Edition

1. my mom
2. her birthday
3. sharing my birthday celebration with her every year*
4. the number of times she must have expressed delight at Calgon bath beads or some such
5. yellow tulips**

*even if some years we have to wait until August to do it
**they're out of season but they're her favorites and they don't suck

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Saying "Yes" Edition

1. saying "yes" to 2 poet gatherings with mostly-strangers (or people I've only known online) in the past couple of weeks
2. saying "yes" to concert tickets on my birthday
3. saying "yes" to the whole manuscript process
4. saying "yes" to invitations to various small-scale meetings with friends
5. not having to say "yes" to anything today if I don't want to