Friday, April 1, 2011

Friday Five: Quick Picks


We're in the midst of 'it' and I'm hoping that it is not just me who is starting to get a bit overwhelmed. So for today I am asking for five quick picks of things that are good in your life. And as a bonus, 1 pick for a thing you could do without.If you want to describe them? Great.If not? That's fine too.

1.  Original Peeps - especially yellow and pink chicken peeps. Blue is just wrong!  And I can't eat them right out of the box.  I have to let them get "stale" first.  I open the box and let them "air dry" for about a week until they're hard and crusty outside. Weird, I know.  And let's face it, peeps need to be chickens!

2.  My Keuring coffee machine.  It was giving me a bit of  problem for a couple of days, but all is well again.  Add a box of Green Mountain Dark Roast Sumatra or Espresso Blend , and I'm happy.  Strong black coffee, no sugar.  

3.  A bonus snow day!  I needed the day.  My supply of patience and good humor was exhausted, and both the kids and I were worse for the wear.

4. My knitting --- I am about to start Laura Nelkins' Mystery KAL.  I did a mystery shawl several years ago, and decided it was time for another one.  Here are the yarn and beads I'm using:

5.  High speed internet.  I have not taken it for granted yet.   I find new things to love every day.

And something I could do without:

Aside from the never-ending snow, I could use with a lot less stress at work.  Not knowing what I'll be teaching next year is getting old. . . .and will I have to move my room again??

If you play, send me a note so I can check out your list!


kathrynzj said...

I love that you 'cure' your Peeps. And high speed internet - yes!

Thanks for playing!

Purple said...

Lovely yarn color.

Jennifer said...

I think we were separated at birth, because I love all of your choices, too.
I'm sorry you're in employment limbo. It's just not right.