We were getting ready to go out a few days ago when I noticed that Tara had one sock and shoe on. Her other foot was bare. This blew my mind. "Have you always done that?" I asked."Done what?" she wondered. "Put on your socks and shoes like that.""Like what?""One foot at a time." "Of … Continue reading Sock-Sock-Shoe-Shoe
All parents have moments where they feel pride for their children. Last week, I experienced one of those intense bursts of fatherly admiration for Audrey. She had her eye on a new pair of white Converse tennis shoes, and had done some housework in order to earn money for them. "I've got enough!" she announced … Continue reading Dollars and Sense
I recently picked up a new pair of walking shoes. With as many miles as I'm logging lately, the Vans - fashionable as they are - were no longer cutting it. Even without a fancy little swoosh, these new shoes offer an improved walking experience. Except at work. Because every time I walk across the … Continue reading Squeaky Shoes
The other day, I came to a realization that completely changed the way I think about footwear. It caught me off guard, but there is no denying the truth any longer. Loafers are my new best friends. Once upon a time I was a tennis shoe guy, and my allegiance belonged to Nike. I wore … Continue reading What’s to Love About Zero?
Tara and I have been living together for a full week now, and it has been wonderful. We've been sore from using a lot of muscles that don't normally get a workout (from all the lifting and moving and unpacking - get your minds out of the gutter already!), but also subscribe to the adage … Continue reading Farewell Bachelorhood: How to Tell You’re Living With a Female