Turtleneck Day
turtleneck denim jacket pattern mix ootd whatiwore2day

Today, I’m styling one striped turtleneck for day and night. This is day: layered under a sleeveless dress and denim jacket, paired with western boots. Jacket, Jessica Simpson (thrifted). Dress and Turtleneck, Mossimo. Leggings, We Love Colors. Boots, Ariat. Earrings, tourist shop. Sunglasses, Earthbound Trading Co. Bag, Rebecca Minkoff. Stay tuned for “night!” (If you […]

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Rover One
gray navy blazer cowl neck sweater outfit ootd substitute teacher whatiwore2day

Today’s sub assignment was as a “roving teacher.” I had charge of four different classes, for 45 minutes each, as their teachers were in meetings or preparation time. By the end of the day, I’d walked four miles, worked with over 100 students, and attempted to learn as many names as possible. Blazer, vintage. Sweater, […]

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Attention Hog
border collie plaid skirt ootd whatiwore2day

Jackson has gone from a dog that actively disliked close contact (growled and snapped) to one that absolutely demands it. He jumps on the bed and stretches, full-length on top of me, belly to belly. He likes to “share” the armchair with me, each of us wedging our seats into a corner and then overlapping […]

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Held Back
substitute teacher kindergarten ootd outfit whatiwore2day

Since I began substitute teaching, I’ve been “collecting” the different grades. So far, I’m only missing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd! Today, I repeated kindergarten. Not a bad grade to do again. Dress, Express. Tunic (worn underneath), Wet Seal. Belt, thrifted. Shoes, Isaac Mizrahi. Sunglasses, Girl Props. Pin, Disney. Jacket, Xhilaration (thrifted).

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Kerchief
bandana neckerchief smokey the bear red denim jacket ootd whatiwore2day

I wore a bandana around my neck all summer, folded into a triangle to protect my nape from the high altitude sun. When I was hot, I would wet it in a stream or with my water bottle and use the magic of evaporation to cool me down. The Clothes Horse inspired me to wear […]

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Swapsies
Day of the Dead western cowgirl boots ootd whatiwore2day

This striped tunic came from a clothing swap at the Mockbee (in Cincinnati) in 2011. I used to be really into clothing swaps – online, at events, and with my friends. Today, inspired by this old favorite, I planned a clothing swap for my Sacramento peeps on March 19th. I’m looking forward to the closet […]

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Over It
western boots serape scarf

I battling some hard core SAD. This winter has been our wettest and grayest, yet. The reservoirs are full but my energy is depleted. I need to recharge my batteries with some sunshine, please! (I’m ready to order a light and would love your recommendations!) Jacket, Jessica Simpson (thrifted). Scarf, consignment. Sweater, Potion (thrifted). Skirt, […]

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Speech Judge
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This morning, I had the pleasure of judging the Sacramento AAUW speech contest. Five high school students delivered speeches in response to the following prompt: Is it time to pass the Equal Right Amendment? If so, how can this be accomplished? How can organizations such as AAUW help in getting this amendment ratified once and […]

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Math Captain

I subbed Math for the second time this week. This was a particularly interesting assignment because one of the classes was “Computer Math.” This turned out to be a coding class and I enjoyed seeing each student’s take on the assignment.Jacket, Mossimo. Brooch, vintage. Turtleneck, Mossimo. Skirt, Outlander (thrifted and gifted). Tights, B. Ella. Boots, […]

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Training Day
raincoat red white black rainy day ootd outfit whatiwore2day

I took the day off to do some substitute teacher training. The STEDI (Substitute Teaching Institute) SubSkills training courses are really good! I’m excited to try some of the classroom management and teaching techniques.Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a consignment jacket). Knit tunic, thrifted. Plaid tunic, Forever 21. Leggings, C9. Boots, Style & Co (thrifted). Sunglasses, […]

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