Saturday, January 17, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Stuff Happening on Saturday Morning Edition

1. having the first of three poems posted at three drops from a cauldron
2. a timely delivery of wood pellets*
3. getting exercise for the day by hauling those pellets 40 lbs. at a time**
4. a warm corn muffin with butter**
5. hot water with lemon, ginger, and honey***

*staying warm definitely does not suck
**that is not a euphemism
***from your own bees if you can

Friday, January 16, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Off-Campus Friday for a While Edition

1. the ways in which the upcoming semester still doesn't seem real
2. having a little time left for myself
3. sweatpants and comfy sweaters
4. curling up with a book
5. naps

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Missing the Bees Edition

1. having a bee poem appear at Print-Oriented Bastards this morning
2. deliberately ignoring the fact that it's a poem where the bees are starved out because they didn't have enough food for the winter
3. healthy, living bees
4. buzzing from the hives
5. the fact that April will be here eventually

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Tuesday Edition

1. lunch with a long-time* friend at a short-time place
2. Twizzlers**
3. cashmere socks***
4. apostrophes***
5. asterisks

*please note I did not call her an "old" friend. Nope.
**Red Vines are for lunatics and Leslie Knope. So...lunatics
***don't knock 'em 'til you try 'em

Monday, January 12, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Practically Indian Summer Around Here Edition

1. the pellet stove actually being able to keep up with the heating needs of the house
2. being able to feel my nose*
3. almost writing that note down there* to read just "inside or outside" and realizing some wise-ass would think I meant feeling the inside or outside of my nose
4. intelligent, funny readers
5. festive scarves

*while inside or outside

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Post-Game Edition

1. really good games like that Pats/Ravens game last night*
2. Edelman. I mean, seriously. Edelman.
3. watching that one Edelman pass over and over again and just laughing at the pure beauty of it every time
4. deciding you've seen it enough, then watching it once more
5. celebratory margaritas

*only good because we won