Saturday, November 8, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Woman on a Mission Edition

1. homemade soup
2. homemade cookies*
3. honey from our bees
4. poetry books
5. a visit with a friend

*in this case, snickerdoodles, but any will suffice. Except maybe oatmeal raisin. Your mileage may vary

Friday, November 7, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Edition

1. magic markers
2. greeting cards
3. putting together the mousetrap part of Mousetrap without playing the game so you can just make that sucker go
4. bats*
5. tree houses

*well, technically, some of them do suck, but you know what I mean. Nobody likes a pedant. 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Taking Care of Business Edition

1. getting all the campus work done yesterday
2. having today free for poetry and lunch
3. having a niece wise enough to attend a local college and thus get lunch
4. thinking about making some cookies
5. making the aforementioned cookies

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Running Late Edition

1. flats
2. skirts that look all schmancy but feel like I'm wearing PJs
3. travel mugs
4. coffee in one of the aforementioned travel mugs
5. not getting stuck behind a school bus*

*theoretical/wishful thinking

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Election Day Edition

1. the end of robo-calls
2. not watching broadcast or cable TV* and thus being spared 99% of the election ads
3. knowing your ballot questions
4. ballot questions written so that it's actually clear what a yes or no vote means just from reading the question**
5. those little "I voted!" stickers

*except for the Pats games

Monday, November 3, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Weekend Leftovers Edition

1. getting the bees winterized and seeing them clustering around the queen
2. getting most of my grading done
3. turkey dinners
4. getting some projects out of the way
5. chatting with a good friend

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, What to do with Your Extra Hour Edition

1. decorating a candy skull for the Day of the Dead
2. drinking your morning coffee extra-slowly
3. listening to the rain and wind outside and be REALLY grateful it's not snow*
4. enjoying the extra hour to work on your NaNoWriMo novel project
5. trying not to envy your late-sleeping husband**

**or wife/cat/partner/friend/newspaper delivery person/what have you