Saturday, September 20, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Blessedly Free Saturday Edition

1. a lovely quiet Saturday after a difficult Friday
2. or after a lovely quiet Friday, I suppose
3. latte and a muffin
4. dogs who curl themselves into little beans in their beds
5. okay, so they're pretty big beans, but who's keeping track?

Friday, September 19, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Friday Edition

1. having a day so good yesterday that I just want to repeat yesterday's FTTDS list now that I know the items on it are factual instead of theoretical
2. pretty much already having known that to begin with
3. the flexibility of syntax in the English language
4. the surprise appearance of my longest-term (I got in trouble for saying "oldest") friend last night
5. feelin' the love

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Reading Edition

1. seeing a friend/poet I normally wouldn't get to see again until July
2. hanging out with my friend Nan
3. when my mom calls these 2 poet friends "your elderly friends," despite the fact that she is older than they are
4. the many ways in which Nan and Anne are as far from "elderly" as one could get
5. laughing and laughing and laughing

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Grading Day Edition

1. getting having all my grading done today so I can be free to go to poet things tomorrow*
2. putting a present in the mail
3. getting mail
4. being in a place where I'm prioritizing workouts again, so I have to figure out how to get all my stuff done around them as opposed to instead of them
5. new poems--interesting ones at that

*local-ish poets, I'll be in Somerville Thursday night. Join me! 7PM at Arts for the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lovey-Dovey Poetry Edition

1. my various poet communities
2. having so many varieties of poets that I can consider listing them here*
3. being trusted twice in the same day with work the poet feels uncomfortable with
4. maybe being able to do right by those poets
5. tough love

*poet friends, poet comedians, poet loves, poet companions, poet acquaintances I just really really like, poet supports...more than 5 means they don't get their own list!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, The Bright Side of September Edition

1. um...sweaters are nice
2. oatmeal with apples, cinnamon, and almonds
3. snuggling to conserve heat
4. fall foliage is pretty
5. the sunny days are quite lovely

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Now I Know Why the Pats Lost Last Week Edition

1. Thug Kitchen's vegan chili*
2. beer
3. a fire in the fireplace
4. suiting up
5. Vince Wilfork

*seriously, don't knock it 'til you've tried it