Monday, September 1, 2014


Cannot believe that it is September 1st!

I'm keeping this one short and sweet because I don't want to be in front of the computer on my 3 day weekend.

So, I'm linking up with Farley to share what is currently happening in my life.

Listening: to "Ugly Betty."  This summer has been the summer of Netflix.  Loving the quirkiness of this series.

Loving: the quiet of a 3 day weekend.  There is nothing like it.  The ease into the morning with a cup of coffee and a pup snuggled up beside me....nothing like it.

Thinking: Each day I make myself a list of what I should do when I get into my classroom.  Yesterday I made my list because Tuesday will be crazy...graded papers home, behavior notes, all the craziness of a Monday. I know I'm missing something, but I can't for the life of me remember what it is.

Wanting: I need comfortable shoes.  I have plantar fascitis (?), my ankles hurt, and I can't find a pair of shoes that are cute and have support.  So, if you have any ideas, let me know. My days of wearing flats are gone.

Needing: My house to be FINISHED.  We are renovating grandma's house and it's not done yet! Ready to move into the other rooms already.

3 Trips:  Boston is on my top list.  I'm an American History nut and want to head there soon.  Venice is a dream vacation and hopefully, one day, hubs and I can go.  We're talking about spending the summer in Maine next year.  Can't wait to see that.

Head to Farley's and check everyone out!


  1. I also have a pup snuggled up next to me. I need to make my to do list, but I just haven't drummed up the energy to do so yet.
    Thanks for sharing

  2. We are currently building our forever home and while it's exciting, the process seems very slow. I can't imagine living in the renovation. I hope you find a pair of comfy shoes soon!
    Stories by Storie

  3. Boston is my favorite city!! It helps that I live close by, but it is so beautiful and full of history. I wear dansko clogs and they are amazing in terms of comfort. I am on the hunt for more "summery" comfy shoes though. Good luck!

    Sara :)
    The Colorful Apple

  4. Enjoyed reading your post. I always make a list a feel like I am forgetting something, I tend to remember it later, ya know like when you need it. lol Good luck that you remember :)

  5. I also have had plantar fasciitis, which took at least a year to resolve, so I feel your pain. Here is what I have found that worked for me: Summer - Fit Flops, I won't wear anything else, ever. They are expensive but you can find them on sale at Nordstrom or Zappos sometimes. Try one pair and you will be hooked. Winter: Clarks makes some great shoes with really good support that look nice - there is a Clark's store in the mall and if you sign up for emails you can get some good coupons. I also purchase arch supports at that I put in boots in the winter. Fitness shoes: Hoka One One, hands down the most comfortable and lightweight running shoe I have ever tried - and I have tried A LOT. This year, for the first time in years, I don't have the pain but it seemed to take an eternity to go away. I hope this helps....


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