Saturday, November 28, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Saturday that Feels Like it Should Be Monday Edition

1. the fact that it's definitely not Monday
2. the fact that it won't be Monday tomorrow, either
3. one last morning to hang out with my family
4. maybe watching a movie tonight
5. falling asleep on the couch

Friday, November 27, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Pie for Breakfast Day Edition

1. pie. For breakfast.
2. sitting on the couch watching football with a nephew I haven't seen in way too long
3. all of the family and friends who filled my house with laughter yesterday
4. getting a little sleep last night*
5. messages from distant friends

*not enough, but more than I've been getting lately

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Favorite Day of the Year Edition

1. having a giant table surrounded by family and friends
2. hugs
3. laughter
4. maybe a little wine
5. pie

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Thanksgiving Prep Edition

1. making pies
2. spatchcocking the first turkey
3. a clean house
4. leftover Chinese food
5. eating the leftover Chinese food early enough in the day that it makes room for the aforementioned turkey plus the 2nd turkey, as yet uncooked

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Five Things That Don't Suck, Last Day Before Thanksgiving Break Edition

1. how it' know...the last day before Thanksgiving Break
2. how quiet campus is going to be today*
3. being all caught up on work stuff so I can go straight into cooking and cleaning mode today
4. hiring someone to come in and do the cleaning**
5. sleeping in a little tomorrow**

*it's quiet...too quiet
**theoretical, sadly

Monday, November 23, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Short Week/Long Lunch Edition

1. working one-on-one with students today
2. lunch with Nan*
3. listening to good music on the drive down to Westerly
4. and back
5. 1 1/2-day weeks

*Hi, Nan!

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazy-ish Sunday Edition

1. any time anyone scores against the Jets*
2. good friends who are willing to lend out tables for Thanksgiving
3. panini
4. dogs who steal each other's beds
5. me and my mom, narrating the football games

*Go Texans??