Monday, July 26, 2010

I May Have A Friend Or Two Who Loves Beautiful Shoes

Regular readers are well-aware of my periodic "Declutter!" declarations. (Speaking of which, here are some amazing and counter-intuitive suggestions. Hat tip: Christine Kane.) And since the beginning of 2010, I've been on an even more major "I'm not spending any money" campaign. The economy's crap and, sadly, the current administration shows zero understanding that it needs to actually stimulate the economy (hint: It's spelled W-P-A, not B-A-I-L-O-U-T-W-A-L-L-S-T-R-E-E-T). My current investment strategy is: horde cash and pay off the mortgage (which, at a bit above 4%, is way more than I can make anywhere else) in about triple time. And, a few years ago, I took a look at my shoe collection and realized that, other than a yearly new pair of walking shoes, and the occasional new flip flop (which is what I really live in, anyway, everywhere outside of work), I can probably live the rest of my life w/o buying any new shoes.

But I would pay good cash, tomorrow, on the barrel head, for these Tara hightops by Amanda Yoakum. Check out the soles!!!

Dear Ms. Yoakum, hie thee to Cafe Press or Zazzle or etsy.

Picture found here.


Vivienne Grainger said...

One rarely gets to say where and to what one's heart goes ...

Lucy Fur Leaps said...

Wow, as a fellow shoe collector, in a similar position re trying not to spend cash or buy any more shoes, I would pay good cash for them too!

Mary said...

It's amazingly simple.

You don't walk all over the deity of another Pagan path. In a previous post, you;ve indicated that you'd LOVE to have the Tara hightops . . . How does this square with respect for another's deity?

Hindus and Buddhists consider it a high insult to depict a deity on shoes. And the soles of the shoes shows the eyes of enlightenment and then you go and WALK on these representations of the highest state and keep them in the mud?

Remember the guy who threw shoes at former President Bush?

From one Pagan path to another, why would behave in an offensive manner to another's deity?