Friday, November 13, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Hotel Edition

1. a long bath
2. takeout
3. whatever ridiculous thing is on cable TV
4. sleeping in a little*
5. getting to see good friends

*theoretical. Also, for "sleeping in" on a road trip, please read "sleeping past 6."

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Poetry Road Trip Edition

Friends, I'm going to be traveling for a few days, so posts may be delayed or nonexistent. I'm sure you can handle the disappointment. 

1. Pittsburgh
2. going to see poets
3. talking to poets
4. wine with poets*
5. road trips

*it's the best kind of wine

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Veterans Day Edition

1. veterans
2. being able to be grateful for what they've done whether or not you approve of the situations in which they were asked to do it
3. coming home
4. being come home to
5. knowing there's no apostrophe in "veterans"

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, What Day Is It Again? Edition

1. uninterrupted sleep*
2. being okay with not being able to think of anything after #1 because #1 sounds so damn good
3. knowing that the students will get me awake and engaged
4. the possibility of an afternoon nap, shimmering like an oasis in the distance
5. camels

*I remember something like that happening once, in the Before Time. In the Long Long Ago.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Back At It Edition

1. students who gives some notice when canceling appointments
2. caffeine
3. something approaching a normal schedule, maybe
4. getting my proverbial act together
5. hope

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Thoughtful Friends Edition

1. pictures of red maples putting on their full November show
2. notes
3. cards
4. how funny people can be
5. love and love and love