Tag Archive | "Wal-Mart"

Last Minute Back To School Shopping

Friday, August 22, 2014

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  Many of our students are back in the classroom, but that doesn’t mean it’s not too late to pick up those ridiculous items retailers think we can’t do without.   And who better than My Odd Sock to point out the dumbest products you’ll never need.   Let’s get started and not waste another […]

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Your Go-To Feel-Good Song

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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MS or not, each of us has our share of good days and bad. When in the middle of a bad day, the dark clouds seem to swirl around your head…bringing you down like water draining in a bathtub (minus the hair & soap scum). To avoid getting sucked down the drain of despair, folks […]

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Man Of Sock

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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“Man of Steel”, the new Superman movie, opened this past weekend with a $131 million dollar draw at the box office. I, on the other hand, NOT of supr-hero stature am rendered powerless during the summer months. He is the “Man of Steel.”  And I am the “Man of Sock.” As an MSer yourself, you […]

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Always Sometimes Never

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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    Mr. Bollenbacher was funny, quirky and a dead-ringer look-alike for actor Gene Wilder. As a high-school math teacher, there was no one better at his craft.  He was my favorite. It was his tests I dreaded most. Mr. B’s geometry exams challenged our knowledge of theorems with his infamous “Always Sometimes Never” questions.  […]

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Halloween Haunts

Saturday, October 27, 2012

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  It’s Halloween!  The time of year that has become as fun for adults as it is for kids.   Estimates say we spend eight billion dollars a year to celebrate with costumes, candy & decorations. Eight billion dollars…and this poor kid couldn’t look happier! Yeah, mom & dad thought it would be so cute […]

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On The Double

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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        In baseball, we have the double play.           There’s the double dip ice cream cone.             We have my favorite gum “Dubble Bubble.”           And today, My Odd Sock “gimps” with…..     ….double canes!         […]

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