Tag: Wal-Mart

Last Minute Back To School Shopping

Last Minute Back To School Shopping

  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

Your Go-To Feel-Good Song

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

Man Of Sock

“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

Always Sometimes Never

    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

Halloween Haunts

  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

On The Double

        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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How Far Has She Fallen

How Far Has She Fallen

    She is. The icon of freedom. A symbol of hope.  The emblem of opportunity. A welcoming foresight of a better life…and new beginnings.     She is…Lady Liberty.  And she is the motherly ambassador, the representative of all that stands for this great country of ours…thee United States of America!     Since …

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Brain Drain #13

Brain Drain #13

  It’s time once again for “Brain Drain.” Time to open the pressure valve of My Odd Sock’s melon-head and let loose with some oddball subject matter. Buckle your seat belt and let’s open the floodgates like a Louisiana levee.  Off we go……       Proof of Purchase Waistline’s aren’t the only things getter …

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