Saturday, December 13, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazy Saturday Edition

1. having pretty much nothing on the schedule
2. Anna Karenina*
3. warm, comfy socks
4. a toasty chenille throw
5. naps

*seriously, such a good book

Friday, December 12, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Songs from Youth Edition

1. not getting the bends
2. dune buggies
3. wearing my sunglasses at night
4. the fact that Debbie Gibson only knew three chords
5. confusing the general populace with at least two of these FTTDS

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Creative MoFo Edition

1. creativity
2. trying new things even if you suck at them
3. eventually not sucking at them
4. expanding your horizons
5. being a creative mofo

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Stormy Weather Edition

1. the way it's not raining at this particular second
2. the possibility of not stepping into a giant, freezing-cold puddle in the dark*
3. drinking tea and reading a book while the weather does whatever it's gonna do
4. having the kind of hair that does really well in humidity**
5. not letting a smile be your umbrella***

*did this last night, right up to my ankle. Daylight also doesn't suck
**sorry, straight-haired people, sorry. But if you're feeling bad for yourself, please see #2 above
***because that shit simply does not work, my friends. You will get wet if you use your smile umbrella in Massachusetts today

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Day On Campus This Semester

1. not having to get up to a 6:25 alarm again until mid-January
2. not having to eat soup out of a thermos again for the same amount of time
3. having many of the joys of campus life without any of the grading
4. being totally caught up on grading
5. being okay with the way I'm not really sure how this happened

Monday, December 8, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Finals Week Edition

1. because it's only Monday, the library does not yet smell of stale Chinese food and desperation*
2. students pretending they think it's a good idea to sleep on** the library tables
3. seeing students for tutorials
4. collecting see-you-next-semester hugs
5. not having to take finals

*I will not be able to say the same tomorrow
**or under***
***or both

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Edition

1. dragonflies
2. the Easter Bunny
3. Robert Downey, Jr.
4. ice cubes
5. mittens