Friday, January 18, 2008
I wasn't thinking about shoes today until I saw a news item about shoes with adjustable heels. Apparently, there are these shoes on the market -- at $300 a pop -- with heels that convert from 3-inch to 1-inch. The fact that they're not all that attractive notwithstanding, I'd be wary of convertible heels. Suppose I was wearing them at the 3-inch setting, walking down the street in a hurry to get to my destination, and they suddenly malfunctioned and converted themselves? I'd probably pitch forward, take a dive, and land ass over heels facedown on the sidewalk. And then I'd need that $300 to pay the ER bill. I believe I'll pass on that.
The topic of shoes, however, reminded me that I recently cleaned out my closet -- and I mean really cleared it out. I tossed out an entire Hefty bag full of shoes -- shoes that I haven't worn in years and knew I'd never wear again. All they were doing was taking up valuable space. By virtue of buckling down and getting the job done, I made plenty of room for -- new shoes. And here's what I've acquired so far.
My philosophy is that a well-shod foot is a happy foot. And if I can make my feet happy, far be it from me to deny them anything.
It's warming up enough that yesterday's snow is melting. That's okay, though; it's supposed to snow again tomorrow. Just when I was beginning to think that Virginia was going tropical and skipping Winter this year, it came. It'll be all right as long as it doesn't linger. I won't complain a bit about a week or two of Winter as long as it moves out quickly and sunny skies and balmy breezes return.
Happy TGIF and have a great weekend. Stay warm!