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Re: [teacherartexchange] Crazy art teacher

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From: Susan Bennett (seasideblueviolet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Aug 06 2008 - 05:52:17 PDT


Cool Woody,
I remember the discussion well. I have since switched to Dansko,Naot and my husband who was the real K-Swiss lover has switched to Sketchers. He is still watching the economy and doing stocks. Feet and economy who would have guesseD
S Bennett Ohio

--- On Mon, 8/4/08, Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net> wrote:

> From: Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Crazy art teacher
> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group" <teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu>
> Date: Monday, August 4, 2008, 12:37 PM
> Alix-
> Of course you wear comfortable shoes at school - it
> reminds me that
> many, many years ago when I first joined ArtsEdNet the
> subject of
> discussion
> was comfortable shoes for teachers.
>
> S. Bennett wrote in September 1999:
> "Hi in regards to shoes. I have found a brand that has
> a really thick
> sole
> called K-SWISS. It did not have an arch, but because the
> sole is so
> thick
> the shoe conformed to my foot. Not all styles have as thick
> of soles, so
> you will need to look around. There are several nice
> styles, and their
> comfort and support are quite good. Try Footlocker,
> Finishline or The
> Shoe
> Dept."
>
> I got that quote from the Getty Archive. What's
> interesting is that
> at the same time
> we were also discussing the drastic downturn in the stock
> market in
> 1999. It's
> going down again and we are discussing shoes. Deja vu
> anyone ?
>
> Take care of your feet, Woody
>
> On Aug 4, 2008, at 9:08 AM, Peshette, Alix wrote:
>
> > Ah Woody,
> > I do have to take exception to your quote about who
> buys what kind of
> > shoes! Early on in my art teaching career I realized
> that if I was
> > gonna be on cement floors all day, I better wear very
> very comfortable
> > shoes! After 18 years of teaching art and two foot
> surgeries, I still
> > look for comfort in shoes.
> >
> > That said, I do collect thrift store cowboy boots in
> wild patterns and
> > colors - red being my favorite. I wear these to
> dinner, art openings
> > and occasionally work. But I can only wear them for
> about two
> > hours at
> > a time.
> >
> > -Alix
> >>
>
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