Archive for September 2012

Wear Red in support of Chicago Teachers

A City Mom would like to go on record as supporting the Chicago Teachers Union in their strike and quest for a fair contract. In reality, the strike will probably not affect my family very much, unless it lingers on and on and interferes with a planned vacation. Then it will piss me off. Full... Read more »

I hate the first day of school

I hate the first day of school
Okay, maybe not the first day per se, but what the first day portends. The first day is always exciting and sort of fun. It’s every day after that. I’m pretty sure I’m an anomaly, but I don’t like back to school. Back to school starts the program that has me feeling like I’ve been... Read more »

Transitioning to Vibram Running Shoes: Part 6, One uphill climb has me hit my stride

Transitioning to Vibram Running Shoes: Part 6, One uphill climb has me hit my stride
After taking a few weeks off from the Vibrams because of some heel pain, I went for a run in them again Saturday. I did 1.2 miles. No running in my Pumas before or after the Vibrams. I wanted to see if they were or were not the heel-pain culprits (In the mean time, I... Read more »
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