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 […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Charlotte the FBI Agent
I’ve come to learn that the students don’t give a flying fart what I wear, so I hope you enjoy the outfit! Shirt, Forever 21. Dress, Banana Republic (consignment). Shoes, BCBG Paris. Jacket (below), BCBG Max Azria.
Fur the Animals
I had an audition in Stockton today for the part of an FBI agent in a short film. If I had realized that was the role I’d be reading, I would have dressed a little more FBI-agent-ish. Instead, I just dressed Kasmira-ish. Jacket, Avanti. Dress, Jovovich Hawk for Target. Shirt, BCBG Max Azria. Leggings, C9. […]
Did you know that ferrets are illegal in California? Or that stray, neighborhood cats are returned* to their place of origin after the shelter spays/neuters, vaccinates, and microchips them? Or that releasing your unwanted chicken into an existing, feral flock usually results in them being pecked to death? I suppose I didn’t need to know […]
I observed my second Skillpath seminar, today: The Supervisor’s Role as Trainer & Coach. Now, I am preparing for my own certification as a Skillpath speaker! Jacket, Odds n Evens (thrifted). Blouse, INC (thrifted). Skirt, Plenty by Tracy Reese (thrifted). Tights, Merona. Boots, Lauren Ralph Lauren. Earrings, flea market. Bag, Steve Madden.
“They are going to eat you alive,” said the other kindergarten teacher. And she was right. I did not escape today’s teaching assignment with my pride intact. But my outfit came through just fine. Jacket, Diane Von Furstenberg (consignment). Tunic, Rachel Roy (consignment). Pants, Banana Republic. Boots, Steve Madden. My smile is also unscathed. Bring […]