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Re: [teacherartexchange] Heather's story


Date: Sat Jul 09 2005 - 18:54:08 PDT

In a message dated 7/9/2005 7:38:11 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

A couple feet down the rack was another that was
red satin with a bizarrely wild paisley design of black velvet on it-
he said I could wear that the second day- .... It would be an
interesting way to start with my 7th graders.
Reminds me of my first day at a school in Ft.Lauderdale. I dressed up with a
grey wig with a bun, tiny glasses, a gaudy hat. I wore a hot pink muu-muu and
 red and white striped socks. I finished with saddle shoes. My Principal said
it was OK. I introduced myself as "Artessa Brush". The Kinders and first
graders had dropped jaws when I went around to the rooms, introducing myself.
What fun.
 I still have a bit of the "wild side" in me. I turned up with a Tina Turner
wig in high school last year. Hey, we art teachers can get away with that
stuff. Who was it on the list that said she wore all these different sox with
Aren't we a FUN group?

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