Saturday, September 26, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Hanging Out With Poets Edition

1. talking about poetry
2. foul, foul language
3. foul language about poetry
4. stories about other poets, some of which involve foul language
5. waking up the next day and starting a poem*

*foul language optional

Friday, September 25, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Friday Morning Edition

1. Clancy's coming--again!*
2. having a little time before my first student arrives
3. the easy availability of coffee on campus
4. coffee in general
5. short work days right before the weekend

*Hi, Clancy!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazy Thursday Edition

1. getting a little extra time to hang out this morning before I have to go to campus
2. the fact that this extra time comes on a day when I have to stay a couple of hours later than usual
3. long talks with good friends
4. clean sheets
5. cup holders

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Belated Wednesday Edition

1. remembering, eventually, to post a FTTDS list
2. having a good enough day that it's okay that it's late because why not?
3. being late*
4. bunnies
5. soup

*okay, that generally sucks, but whatever. NOT THIS TIME.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Tuesday Edition

1. talking to my folks, who are bound to say something funny
2. being caught up, grading-wise*
3. warm days and cool nights
4. quilts
5. not being ready to start listing things like quilts and socks but being okay with doing it anyway

*until tomorrow afternoon, anyway

Monday, September 21, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Chilly Morning Edition

1. sticking firm in my decision to stay with iced coffee until I need to turn the heat on
2. the occasional over-shirt
3. wearing flats instead of sandals, maybe?
4. blueberry bread left over from yesterday
5. maybe getting a review drafted

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Printmaking Edition

1. ink
2. paper
3. not really knowing how something is going to look until it happens
4. how every print is a little different
5. using different parts of your brain