Saturday, March 5, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Missing Cats Edition

1. little paws reaching over to tap your hand because you have stopped petting
2. kittens that sleep under your chin
3. purring
4. how really stupid and adorable kittens are when they're not climbing straight up your pants leg*
5. lap cats

*ow ow ow...but even then, they're pretty adorable

Friday, March 4, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Edition

1. honey
2. butterflies
3. Benedict Cumberbatch
4. dactylic names*
5. spreading the knowledge of poetic measure, one foot at a time

*BENedict CUMberbatch; ELeanor ROOsevelt; JENnifer ANiston

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Mogul Day Edition

1. having all my grading done by Wednesday night so I can mogul on Thursday
2. using "mogul" as a verb
3. moguling
4. how very quickly the word "mogul" becomes one of those words that just doesn't look right at all
5. the way brains work

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Five Things that Don't Count, Come Again Some Other Day Edition

1. it's not snow
2. if an old man is snoring, it is at least happening out of my earshot
3. the daffodils need a drink if they're gonna come up all pretty
4. puddles
5. humidity is really really good for my hair

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Democratic Process Edition

1. living in a democratic republic
2. knowing the difference between that and a democracy
3. getting to the polls early
4. voting
5. the cool sticker you get

Monday, February 29, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Unseasonably Warm Leap Year Edition

1. birds in the maple*
2. sun through the sunroof**
3. not having to wear a February
4. not having to actually leap
5. being able to leap if I want to

**or anywhere else, basically

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Sunday Edition

1. Jed feeling well enough to take the dogs out this morning
2. being able to wait out my sinus headache meds before I have to do anything
3. not really having to do anything because I got caught up yesterday
4. not having a headache*
5. art

*temporarily theoretical