Saturday, January 2, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lunch with Clancy Edition

1. seeing Clancy*
2. a long-ish drive with just me and whatever music I want to listen to**
3. the actual lunch, which is probably going to be pretty darned good
4. coming home to Jed
5. maybe making some art this afternoon

*Hi, Clancy! Thanks for having lunch with me!
**and getting to do it again on the way home

Friday, January 1, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Happy New Year!!! Edition

1. recognizing that passing from one arbitrarily designated day to the next isn't really enough in and of itself to facilitate change
2. figuring out some changes anyway
3. (relatively) clean slates
4. the opportunity to have second Christmas with the Foleys now that everyone is happy
5. when Jed gets up with Butler in an attempt to let me sleep in a little

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, New Year's Eve Edition

1. champagne
2. the vague possibility of being able to stay awake until midnight
3. sleeping in tomorrow
4. Dick Clark*
5. not doing the crowded thing


Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Sleepy Dogs Edition

1. furry bellies
2. those little yip noises they make when they're dreaming really hard
3. when Gracie thwaps her tail because she's sleep-wagging it
4. big doggie sighs
5. comfy beds

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Let it Snow (??) Edition

1. how very little snow there is
2. how quickly it should melt
3. shoveling out the neighbors anyway so they don't slip
4. that second cup of coffee
5. not having to go anywhere today

Monday, December 28, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Slow Cup of Coffee Edition

1. biscotti
2. contemplatively dipping
3. maybe a sip
4. wondering (briefly) if I should do anything productive
5. a second biscotti

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Rainy Sunday Edition

1. not having the Sunday blues
2. not going to campus tomorrow
3. being a full-time poet
4. with a clean house
5. and a whole bunch of new books