Saturday, November 1, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, How'd It Get to Be November???? Edition

1. making Thanksgiving plans
2. raking leaves in the crisp autumn air
3. a nice glass of cider
4. how quickly the end of the semester will arrive
5. leftover tiny candy bars

Friday, October 31, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Halloween Edition

1. people who still put the apostrophe in "Hallowe'en"
2. tiny Snickers bars
3. Boris Karloff*
4. my kickass Bela Lugosi impression
5. still having a couple of days before it starts getting dark at 4:30 in the afternoon

*and Bela Lugosi, although he pretended to suck REALLY WELL

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Grading-Free Off-Campus Day Edition

1. getting a little sleep
2. lunch with a friend I haven't seen in far too long
3. having to make difficult decisions*
4. maybe getting the house in order a bit
5. seeing if I can fix the Kitchenaid

*like "Veggie Korma? Or Chicken Tiki Masala?"

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Edition

1. those sticky roller things that get dog hair off your clothes*
2. in-the-door water and ice
3. heated seats
4. universal remote controls
5. sliced bread

*not that I'd know anything about needing one of those

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Party Animal Edition

1. cows
2. saying "cows" over and over again until the word loses all its meaning*
3. adding weird animals (especially silent ones) to the song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
4. a moo moo here and a moo moo there.
5. big brown eyes

*you'll also probably stretch the "ow" longer and longer, which can only be fun, right? Right?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Authorial Edition

1. Ursula K. LeGuin
2. Anne Tyler
3. Ann Beattie
4. Tana French
5. Peter Heller

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Days of October Edition

1. crunchy leaves
2. Halloween costumes
3. old monster movies
4. all the bad Bela Lugosi impressions out there*
5. unseasonably warm weather

*including--or maybe especially--mine