Saturday, March 26, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Easter Pie Edition

1. chocolate cream pie
2. with real whipped cream
3. lemon meringue pie*
4. crust rolled in graham cracker crumbs
5. the way putting "pie" after any word makes it sound dirty

*whipped cream optional but probably pretty weird. You do you, though.

Friday, March 25, 2016

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

1. getting a jump on the grading before the weekend hits
2. not being able to grade a lot because the site is going to be down
3. being totally okay with that
4. maybe getting control over the rest of my life
5. possibilities

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Reading Edition

1. Jussi Adler-Olsen
2. Maggie Nelson
3. Jo Nesbo
4. Edna St.Vincent Millay
5. Lucille Clifton

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Just Another Tuesday Edition

1. talking to my folks
2. hanging out with my international students*
3. going to a brown bag lunch with still more international students
4. having a very colorful bag (not brown)
5. clementines

*okay, okay. TEACHING my international students

Monday, March 21, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Back to Classes Edition

1. being pretty well rested considering how busy last week was
2. Jed having a snow day
3. the strong possibility of an afternoon nap
4. talking about writing again
5. writing again

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Day of Spring Break Edition

1. the first day of spring
2. looking back on a really restful, productive week
3. being (almost) ready to head into the rest of the semester
4. how much fun it's going to be between now and May
5. how smart and engaged my students are