09/09/2013 04:25 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

The onslaught of adorable kids' back-to-school photos on Facebook making us all-too aware of the passage of time.
back to school

Every weekend revolving around football from now until whenever the Super Bowl is.
watching football

That awkward time of year when it's too cold for summer clothes and too hot for winter clothes, otherwise known as "September."
shorts winter

Probably another dozen or so John Kerry gaffes.
john kerry

Realizing we never did spring cleaning and that fall cleaning isn't really a thing, so know we have to live in squalor for the rest of the year.
messy house

Hearing about the newest iPhone... and then remembering the price tag.
iphone sad

Not being invited on an apple-picking road trip even though we have no desire to go apple picking (it's just nice to be included).
apple picking

Trying to develop a fully formed opinion about Syria.
bashar assad

Trying to avoid forming an opinion on this.
wrecking ball



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