Saturday, April 16, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazy Saturday Edition

1. not having a woodpecker come bang on the gutter at 6 in the morning
2. not having to roast the aforementioned woodpecker on a spit*
3. having a mostly unplanned weekend
4. time for naps
5. naps**

*I love nature. But seriously, dude. Give it a rest. 
**These are usually theoretical in their lack of sucking, but please see above in re: the damn woodpecker.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Welcome to Wheaton Day Edition

1. saying hi to incoming students and their parents
2. writing poems on demand*
3. coming home for a good long nap
4. good long naps
5. weekends

*mostly limericks**
**probably not dirty ones

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Going to See Poets Edition

1. it's never the same visit twice
2. getting to see people I don't get to see anywhere near often enough
3. how often I've been able to see them this year
4. being ever-blessed with friends
5. hugs. So many hugs

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Wednesday Edition

1. the first good night's sleep in days
2. a full, but not packed-so-solid-I-don't-know-when-I'll-pee sort of day
3. getting some shirts printed tonight
4. thinking about other creative options
5. tea

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Let's Talk About Art Baby Edition

1. Matisse
2. Frida Kahlo
3. Anne Sexton
4. whoever made the bowl we bought at the Attleboro Arts Museum years and years ago
5. Louis Armstrong

Monday, April 11, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Surprise! It's Grey and Windy Again Today Edition

1. being beyond the power of the weather to affect my mood
2. ponytail holders
3. windshield wipers
4. balloons
5. electric lights

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazyish Sunday Edition

1. having some time to make art
2. considering Instagram
3. considering octopodes
4. the irony of the fact that you can google the plural of octopus and "octopodes" will come right up, but Google Chrome doesn't recognize it as a word
5. computers