Saturday, August 23, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Hangin' with the Family Edition

1. stories
2. inappropriate stories
3. laughing yourself into a sinus headache
4. curing the sinus headache with wine
5. snickerdoodles

Friday, August 22, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, New Laptop Edition

1. having a keyboard that doesn't have all the letters rubbed off
2. or big fingernail divots*
3. speedy, speedy, speedy
4. being relatively sure I'll be comfortable with the keyboard before I know it
5. shiny

*especially on the "e"

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Ziploc Impaired Edition

1. those little zipper things on Ziploc bags
2. twist ties
3. bag clips and/or binder clips
4. folding over the top and hoping for the best
5. reusable containers

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Popular Name Edition

1. lunch with a friend who gets ridiculously happy about being mentioned in a FTTDS list*
2. all of my friends named Kristin/Kristen
3. Telling Jed, "Kristin is hitting on me again tonight," and having him respond, "Which one?"**
4. being able to easily find stuff with your name on it as a kid***
5. all the close calls****

*Hi, Kristin!
**there's really only one option
****Christine, Kirste/in, Christy/Kristy/Kirsty, etc.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Tuesday of Freedom Edition

1. breakfast with a friend I haven't seen in too long
2. maybe getting laptop software issues worked out
3. settling down with some editorial work
4. a nap? A nap!
5. deliberately avoiding counting down the days*

*as much as possible

Monday, August 18, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Monday Lunch Date Edition

1. lunch dates with Nan
2. pretending they're editorial meetings
3. the Shelter Harbor Inn
4. whatever the Shelter Harbor Inn has on its dessert menu today
5. Nan

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Sunday Edition

1. breakfast with family I don't get to see often enough
2. dogs
3. putting my feet up
4. being creatively inspired*
5. Robert Downey, Jr.**

*perhaps a little overly so, but I'm not gonna complain
**no reason. It's just been a while since I mentioned how very, very much he doesn't suck.