Saturday, February 13, 2016

5 Things that Don't Suck, Saturday Shut-in Edition

1. snuggling
2. hand-knitted, measured-to-fit socks
3. fingerless mittens, also hand-knitted*
4. the fact that Chrome apparently doesn't recognize "fingerless" as a word**
5. warm, delicious beverages

*can't type with regular gloves/mittens on, people! And made-to-order is a plus!
**can't work at Google without fingers, apparently. Doesn't seem fair.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, C-c-c-c-old Friday Edition

1. friends who ask for poems to buoy them
2. warm boots
3. a big dog who likes to be used as a footrest*
4. heated seats**
5. a good scarf

*take off the warm boots first, though, please
**I do not recommend using the big dog as a footrest while driving

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Going to Campus on an Off-Campus Day Edition

1. getting out of the house early
2. getting errands done
3. having most of the day to work on my own stuff
4. knowing that most people don't have an off-campus day in the middle of the week
5. time

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Truck Day Edition

1. a truck full of spring training equipment heading to Florida
2. not having weather delays*
3. how soon pitchers and catchers are going to report
4. the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel
5. just the sound of the word "spring" in "spring training"

*on this end, anyway

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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

1. warm boots
2. the knowledge that my office will be toasty*
3. getting to see fun students
4. and maybe rewarding myself with a mocha
5. afternoon naps

*possibly, like, middle of a pizza oven toasty but beggars can't be choosers

Monday, February 8, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Another Snow Day Edition

1. Jed having a job where he also gets snow days
2. blueberry muffins
3. firewood
4. slippers
5. PJs

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck Super Bowl Sunday Edition

1. having the Panthers as my back-up team
2. homemade pizza
3. with a salad, because health is important
4. and maybe a beer
5. going to bed at halftime if I want to*

*one of the few advantages of the Pats not playing this year