Saturday, April 2, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, National Greyhound Adoption Month Edition

1. needle noses
2. the softest ears imaginable
3. sweet, gentle dispositions
4. tongues that don't fit into their mouths
5. giant chests*

*to hold their giant hearts**
**okay, so it's really because they need huge lungs for that high-speed running they can do. But they're also very, very loving dogs

Friday, April 1, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Damp Friday Edition

1. the flowers getting all the drinks they need
2. and the other plants getting them, too
3. the knowledge that all this pollen is feeding the bees
4. and that the rain is knocking it down for a little while
5. being almost--almost--done with department meetings for the semester after today

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Another Off-Campus Thursday Edition

1. sleeping until 7:30*
2. not being at AWP
3. maybe finally finishing up the fabric printing for Mooge
4. haircuts
5. coffee**

*Wooo! ParTAY!!
**I know, I know. I'm obsessed with getting a 2nd cup of coffee, but most campus mornings, I get tea. It's the little things, people.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Wednesday Edition

1. indoor plumbing
2. beets
3. Kitchen Aid heavy-duty mixers
4. scoop neck tees
5. peanut brittle

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Tuesday Edition

1. having a 1-day break from grading
2. beginning to get the house in shape
3. being caught up (for now) on editorial work
4. writing the occasional poem again
5. reading the occasional poem again

Monday, March 28, 2016

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Easter Edition

1. candy
2. being old enough to buy my own candy if/when I want to
3. seeing the Foley clan
4. getting that second pie made today
5. going to bed early