Saturday, October 1, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Poets Edition

1. when the poets come to visit
2. talking about poetry
3. and about other poets*
4. hugs
5. laughter

*only the good stuff, I promise

Friday, September 30, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Early Friday Morning Edition

1. being up early
2. good parking spots on campus
3. caffeine
4. getting the house cleaned up for poets
5. poets

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Student Retention Meeting Edition

1. bagels
2. fruit
3. some of my favorite faculty/administrators
4. getting things done*
5. learning tons of stuff

*at a meeting! Who knew?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Five Things that Don't Count, Random Edition

1. pillows
2. tea
4. not being tied down by arbitrary numbering systems
3. gentle rebellion*
5. the letter m

*I'm all for rebellion in general, but not at all for people getting hurt

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Bad At It Edition

1. sending a friend a video of myself playing bad ukulele
2. well, actually, the ukulele is fine. It's my playing that is bad
3. but adorable
4. and fun
5. and in tune

Monday, September 26, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Back At It Edition

1. being totally prepared for Monday*
2. probably having time to prep for Tuesday before I leave campus today
3. giving workshops in other professors' classrooms
4. student writers
5. all the other writers

*not even theoretically--actually totally prepared

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Five Things that Don't Suck, Toasty Warm Edition

1. cool nights that are still warm enough to be remedied by a blanket
2. blankets
3. snuggling up
4. being married to a portable furnace
5. June*

*is it June yet?