Saturday, September 10, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Semi-Random Saturday Edition

1. when Clancy sends an email the entire contents of which read: "Bongos."
2. knowing that bongos do not, in fact, suck
3. blueberry bread in the oven
4. blueberry bread out of the oven
5. blueberry bread in my belly

Friday, September 9, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Up and At 'Em Friday Edition

1. getting done with campus early
2. because there are no Friday afternoon meetings
3. getting on the road before the school buses
4. hearing Jed snore and knowing he's not waking me up, at least
5. bongos

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Canceled Meeting Edition

1. when my first meeting of the day gets canceled
2. being able to sleep in a little
3. and have a second iced coffee
4. and play the ukulele
5. getting some calluses so I can play for more than 5 minutes at a time*

*theoretical, but getting there

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Lazy Morning Edition

1. it's still warm enough for iced coffee*
2. dark, quiet rooms
3. getting a relaxed start to the day
4. teaching myself to cook something new
5. or ordering pizza**

*I know, I know. There are tons of New Englanders who drink iced coffee all year. I am most certainly not one of them

**Seriously, if you're trying to cook something way out of your regular range, just know that you can always order pizza. And pizza is delicious, so it's win-win. 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Finally (Maybe) Some Rain Edition

1. wet grass
2. puddles
3. clouds
4. knocking some of the ragweed out of the air, at least temporarily
5. splashing sounds

Monday, September 5, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Labor Day Edition

1. laborers
2. unions
3. three-day weekends
4. the general concept of "the weekend"
5. reasonable working hours

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Random Sunday Edition

1. clean laundry
2. lazy dogs
3. trying out the basic vanilla bean ice cream recipe
4. getting some cleaning up done
5. not having to go to campus tomorrow