Saturday, May 28, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Graduation Edition

1. snazzy flat hats*
2. pomp
3. circumstance
4. combining the two to make MAGIC
5. paaaarrrrrtaaaaays

*which make it easier to pat graduates on the head and tell them, "Good job!"

Friday, May 27, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Greensboro Edition

1. comfy comfy comfy beds
2. coffee
3. how cute I look on no sleep*
4. the dogs, who are apparently behaving themselves in Manassas
5. Jed's reaction to short-sleeved shirts***

*red, watery eyes are apparently wrinkle-fighters**
**or maybe it's the lighting. Whatever. I look GOOD 
***dismay. Pure dismay.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Brief Stop in Manassas Edition

1. how well the four dogs get along
2. taking a mini road trip with just Jed for a couple of days
3. relatives who don't mind adding a couple of tall dogs to their pack while we're gone
4. seeing the Upper side of the family
5. hugs

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, On the Road Edition

Note: I'm traveling for the next few days, so FTTDS lists might be sporadic. Or nonexistent. Don't worry--things don't suck, and I'll be back.

1. road snacks
2. how good the dogs are in the car
3. how good Jed is in the car
4. driving
5. getting to see a whole bunch of people we love--like, tons of them

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Packing Edition

1. house sitters
2. going to see Mooge and Nino (and the clan)
3. Opie and Fini, who love hanging out with Gracie and Boo
4. Binks, World-Renowned Dog-Sitting Niece
5. Putting as many nicknames as possible into one list.*

*Lambo. Toast. Grilla. 

Monday, May 23, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Clearly in Vacation Mode Edition

1. forgetting to do a FTTDS list because you don't always need the reminder of the non-sucky things
2. lazy weekends
3. road trip preparations
4. mailing out packages to make people happy
5. packing