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).
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 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, […]
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, […]
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.
Beefy and I have given up sugar and alcohol for the month. I spent the day drooling over the Valentine’s Candy all the kids were eating. It’s a rough month for such abstinence! Scarf, swap. Sweater, Potion (thrifted). Skirt, Ann Taylor (thrifted). Boots, American Eagle (consignment). Sunglasses, Girl Props. Earrings, Stardust Remembered.