Saturday, August 27, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Ice Cream Saturday Edition

1. buying Jed a schmancy ice cream maker for his birthday
2. making ice cream "his thing"*
3. pretending it was all the dogs' idea
4. teaching Jed how to make ice cream
5. ice cream


Friday, August 26, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Forgetful in my Old Age Edition

1. getting enough sleep*
2. Bugs Bunny
3. taking a left turn at Albuquerque
4. knowing how to spell Albuquerque
5. when titles and lists don't match


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lunch with Students Edition

1. students
2. especially students who come back to campus and immediately ask me if I want to meet for lunch
3. and then ask to bring a friend
4. feeling effective
5. being appreciated

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Housefly and Panic Edition

1. not having a fly in the house ever ever
2. the dog who isn't terrified of houseflies
3. the dog who is, even though he's making me crazy
4. the knowledge that someone, somewhere, must still sell flypaper
5. naps

Monday, August 22, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Monday Edition

1. lunch with Julie*
2. calculators and calculator apps
3. the way Gracie takes the best dog bed in the house
4. even though the beds are identical
5. creativity

*Hi, Julie!

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Last Full Week of Break Edition

1. being on campus occasionally (but regularly) all summer long, so it doesn't feel like it's a big deal
2. the courses I get to teach this semester
3. having time to continue to revamp next semester's 101
4. new things
5. old things