Saturday, December 5, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Chore Day Edition

1. clean gutters*
2. an organized-ish shed*
3. clean laundry*
4. the stubborn leaves--you know, the ones that refuse to fall until you think you're done for the year--raked up*
5. not doing a damn thing tomorrow**

**probably not the least bit theoretical

Friday, December 4, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Just a Regular Friday Edition

1. the Indian food that will be at today's monthly department meeting
2. the last dept. meeting of the year
3. not having a dept. meeting on the last day of classes
4. maybe seeing some people for FND tonight
5. the approach of winter break

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Just Another Thursday Edition

1. being all caught up after yesterday
2. homemade applesauce*
3. having a little time this morning to get my act together on campus
4. having the house to myself tonight
5. maybe writing a poem or something

*because yum

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Rainy Wednesday Edition

1. rain instead of snow
2. plants getting a nice long drink without snow being involved
3. the fact that it is still warm enough for rain
4. sleepy bees
5. soup

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Tuesday Edition

1. having tomorrow off-campus
2. using that day to get totally caught up for the semester-end blitz
3. or caught up on napping
4. or going to the thrift store, maybe
5. stuffing

Monday, November 30, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Back to Campus Edition

1. two cancellations back-to-back this morning*
2. student conferences
3. the last 2 weeks of classes for the semester
4. jasmine tea
5. the prospect of having time to read

*almost definitely not going to nap in my office

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Day of Thanksgiving Break Edition

1. staying in PJs as long as possible
2. a turkey sandwich before things get packed up for the freezer
3. the last of the pie
4. how warm it's been
5. getting ready to wind down another semester