Saturday, March 19, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Belated Luck o' the Not Very Irish Edition

1. looking down while walking the dogs this morning and finding the bracelet I thought I had lost forever last night
2. the fact that nobody else picked it up
3. waking to a new order from the shop
4. breakfast with a friend I haven't seen in decades
5. prepaid postage

Friday, March 18, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Mad Skillz Edition

1. learning new stuff
2. figuring out how to pretend to be okay with being bad at it long enough that you start to get okay at it and then, with luck, good at it
3. stretching your brain
4. concentrating so much on something that everything else goes away
5. reading glasses

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Not Irish But Married an Irishman Edition

1. snakes
2. beer of any standard, beer-colored color
3. 3-leaf clovers
4. whatever color you damn well feel like wearing
5. my Irishman

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Mid-Week Edition

1. crocuses blooming under the dogwood
2. daffodil buds
3. the possibility of it not raining all day maybe
4. printing some fabric
5. having ideas for repeating patterns

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, More Moguling Edition

1. selling something to a stranger*
2. getting told I'm an inspiration**
3. doing whatever I want today because it's break and I've met my obligations
4. not even turning the lights on if I don't want to
5. telling myself I'm going to nap even though I'm probably not

**though you might want to set your bar a little higher there, it still feels nice

Monday, March 14, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Spring Break Edition

1. having so many t-shirt orders to fill that it didn't seem like I was on break yet
2. forgetting to nap
3. getting caught up on regular life stuff today*
4. the number of people waiting for me to get more shirts
5. small-time success


Sunday, March 13, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Daylight Saving Edition

1. waking up at the same time I always do, no matter what the clock says*
2. having an extra hour of daylight at the end of the day, when I need it most
3. the promise of spring*
4. long slants of light
5. getting a nap if we need it

*I suspect the vast majority of people talking about losing an hour of sleep LIE. Or maybe it just pays to be a heathen
**and SUMMER