I ask, because when I include hiking, skiing and various athletic shoes,
I have 33. Darn. And I thought I wasn't a shoe person.
my winter clogs, boots and other footwear, getting them ready for the coming season.
My husband keeps the shoe polishing box in a corner of our dressing room.
there are few things more satisfying that polishing a pair of shoes or boots.
how to polish his shoes by watching Joe, Trainer, and Enoch, the various
hired help, polish his father's and grandfather's shoes.
and started doing it for himself.
She makes her own shoes (see link below) and I love to repair and polish mine.
These sandals were floppy, so I sewed the elastic using regular thread doubled over a few times.
Pay attention to and care for what we have.
For me, it's a form of everyday activism. One shoe at a time.
Love The Center for the New American Dream's #stuffcheck - - Shoes
Photo of my father, Steven C. Swett by Benjamin C. Swett (1971, Purdy's, NY),
a New York photographer of trees, among other things.
My sister, Sarah C. Swett, is a weaver who makes a lot of things, including shoes.
Here is a link to "Handmade Running Shoes -- a curated history"