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Teri Parris Ford
MADISON, WISCONSIN
My life as a woman, a mother, a teacher, an artist, a dog owner and a lover of life.
Interests: art, drawing, painting, reading, writing, teaching, digital & analog photography, travel, walking, mothering and general exploration.
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I finally got back to Anytime Fitness for a workout after a month and half off. That was the extent of my hard work for the day. I went to Costco for some food and then Monika and I decided... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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On Saturdays I pick up my CSA box of organic vegetables. Now that Monika is working at an organic farm, she's bringing home organic vegetables as well. She set a composting system--that's the big black barrel in the photo. It... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I volunteered at school today for registration. I got there early to help set up and worked until 1pm and then worked on setting up my desk in the photolab. I spent time writing to my new yearbook class and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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Since I haven't been able to work on flooring, I decided to tackle the basement, specifically "the red room" which is a small equipment room that has our central air, water heater and softener and clothes dryer in. No, the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I didn't have a lot to do today. I thought about going in to work out early but Monika wanted me to make her pancakes before she left for work this morning. I worked on balancing my school checking accounts... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I spent another morning working on my office, but this time I had some help. Patty came in to get to work on her half. She moved her desk around first and then I had to turn mine however I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I thought about starting back up at Anytime Fitness this morning, but just could not get myself there. I lounged about sipping hot unsweetened tea instead and then went in for a blood test at 7:30am that was overdue. I... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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We woke up this morning to pouring rain and thunderstorms. It was pretty intense but eased off by late morning. I had invited the art team for brunch but only Grace could make it. It was great to catch up... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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It was a wonderful Saturday for getting work done-- not too hot, cloudy but no rain. Not only did I get the bench set up in the garage but I got the alkaline water filter my dad had purchased and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I went to PD all day and as soon as it was over, I drove down the street to meet up with Monika at a pizza place I had read great reviews on. She had been bugging me about getting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I went into work this evening for the first time in a very long time. I needed to pick up my laptop for PD tomorrow and drop off some yearbooks. It was exciting to see new large screen monitors in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I had PD all day today. We had several break into group sessions and in each one there was a chosen one-- the person with most hair (me), the person with most pets (me), the person who had taught the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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Balt failed to get me up this morning, so I slept in a bit but still had plenty of time to get to Edgewood College early for more professional development on engagement. It was very engaging. After class I popped... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I traveled over 3,400 miles, leaving on July 2nd for California and arriving August 5th from El Paso, TX yesterday. I stayed the night in Vale, CO my first night and in Wichita, KS last night. I purchased close to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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Today was crazy. I'm in El Paso to spend time with Jim (stationed at Ft. Bliss) and to start packing up some of his stuff to take back to the Midwest (he finishes his time here in October). We needed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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i stayed with my cousin Sylvia in Blythe last night. I drove all day and made it in time for dinner with Jim in El Paso. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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Balt and I got up early and made coffee and went on our walk. I started gathering up my things for packing. I went to Costco for my mom to make sure she had plenty of supplies before I left... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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We had a busy day today, luckily it wasn't as hot as it had been. We had an appointment at the AT&T store at 10am to set up my mom's new watch. We then made our way to the dentist... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I met up with my middle and high school friend this morning for coffee. We chatted it up for hours, catching up and talking about our parents mostly. Her mother died a couple of years ago of the same cancer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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My brother invited me to the beach with his family today to get away from the heat. We went to Manhattan beach, were we enjoyed low 70's and overcast skies. Meanwhile it was 99 at my mom's house. I left... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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I used today as a recovery day. I spent a good hour and a half walking Balt and talking to Jim on the phone to start my day. When it's 100 during the day, the early morning is the only... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog
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Yesterday's Ventura high was in the mid 70's with an overcast morning. The sunshine didn't come out until almost 4pm which made for a cool day but so pleasant. Today was set to be a much warmer day but we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2019 at Teri Parris Ford's Blog