Saturday, December 19, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Getting Ready to Make Cookies Edition

1. figuring out what cookies to make
2. putting together some dough
3. freezing what dough I can for later
4. having a zillion cookie sheets
5. those little racks that hold 3 cookie sheets vertically so you can spare some counter space

Friday, December 18, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Not-So Random Friday Edition

1. when your husband texts you to find out how many of the last-minute giving tree gifts you can afford to buy
2. buying a bunch of them
3. sending him off to work with them
4. wrapping presents
5. holiday spirit and all that jazz

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Five Things That Don't Suck, OMG Is It Really the 17th Edition

1. getting gifts packed up
2. maybe making it to the post office
3. putting together stocking stuffers
4. possibly having a tree with more than one ornament on it*
5. lunch with a friend, which allows me to forget about all of the above for a little while


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Winter Break Edition

1. Christmas shopping with the Binks
2. lunch with the self-same Binks
3. the possibility of more Binks-based Christmas shopping after lunch
4. getting mentally prepared for putting together cookie boxes
5. sending out the first batch of cards

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Professor Day Before Break Edition

1. breakfast with writers
2. talking about poets
3. having most of my grading done
4. deliberately refusing to feel like I'm behind on all the Christmas stuff
5. all the Christmas stuff

Monday, December 14, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Monday Edition

1. a quiet-ish day on campus
2. getting lights on the tree*
3. and maybe ornaments*
4. feeling sort of like Christmas
5. feeling a lot like winter break


Sunday, December 13, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Powerful Immune System Edition

1. knocking out a cold before it really has a chance to set in
2. zinc
3. Airborne*
4. lots and lots of sleep
5. waking up the next day feeling invincible

*it's gross, and probably gets all its power from the placebo effect, but I swear by it