Saturday, September 17, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Early Friday Edition

1. when a student cancels so I can actually go to part of the Friday morning write-in in the library
2. working on my own stuff (perhaps)
3. being strong enough to carry the comical amount of stuff I need to carry to campus today
4. having a weekend clear for creativity
5. actually engaging in the aforementioned creativity

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Belated Thursday Edition

1. being so busy laughing with house guests that you don't post a FTTDS list
2. the house guests
3. making cookies for tomorrow
4. eating some of those cookies tonight
5. cookies

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Friendly Visitors Edition

1. having friends come to visit
2. a whole second family
3. beer*
4. how happy the dogs are going to be
5. how happy I'm going to be

*theoretical but probable

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Just Another Manic Tuesday Edition

1. having a clean house*
2. being totally prepared for the Southard-Wrays to arrive again tomorrow*
4. the "Good Morning Acapella" ring tone**
5. ice cream

**google it. I'll ask forgiveness or gratitude later.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Cool Dry Monday Edition

1. warm days and cool nights
2. blue blue blue skies
3. really funny friends
4. a little writing time
5. bees, coming in heavy laden

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Fifteen Years Later Edition

1. immigrants
2. their love for this country
3. their love (some of them) for me
4. the multiple, countless ways in which they have enriched my life
5. allowing tragedies to open your heart instead of closing it