Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving 2013 (has not yet arrived)

Yesterday while families across the nation gathered to dine, take pause and appreciate all they have to be thankful for, we at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet had a quiet family day.  We still dined, and paused, and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Stress + Rapid Pace = Sick (and a cheer-me-up from Cody)

The spike in my stress level from Cody’s doctors appointments Thursday along with the rapid pace of my life as of late has caught up with me.  Sick with a nasty cold, I spend all yesterday lounging around blowing my … Continue reading

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Some days I don’t know how I get home. Three days a week I have classes on campus, a 35 minute drive from our house.  On most of these drives, especially in the past two or three weeks, I drive … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Switch Witch Strikes Again

I am once again late in posting for you my latest newspaper article that ran in The News Tribune on October 28th.  It is a mixture of Halloween memories of my own childhood and that of my children.  Part of … Continue reading

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Reflections in the Classroom – 2

Yesterday was Friday.  On a typical Friday I am in my practicum class in the morning then I leave after lunch to go home and cram in as much of my own schoolwork as I can in the 2.5 hours … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Into the Wild

With a less dramatic and more happy-go-lucky feel than the movie Into the Wild, we find it is once again that time of year – the time of year to set free our Jack o’lanterns back into the wild. It … Continue reading

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