Tag Archives: Shoes

Weekly Photo Challenge: NOSTALGIA

Oh, for the days when I could wear these! Nothing like red shoes to lift feminine spirits! (And stiletto heels to rivet masculine eyes.) But alas, now it’s flats and worse than flats. Now it’s New Balance sneakers and walking shoes, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: WRONG (2)

Here they are, stiletto heels, in red yet! Very sexy, very glamorous — and VERY VERY WRONG! Men love when women wear them (but of course, you don’t catch the men actually  wearing them). Women love them because — they’re … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PURPLE

So, in this tangle of footwear at the entrance to our house, à la Japonaise, which are the shoes you notice first? Got it in one, of course. The purple Crocs! Purple is a color with ATTITUDE. Just like what … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken, 2

In the first Broken challenge photo and subsequent comments (which are fascinating), we’d reached an optimistic equation of Broken with Beginning — Now we add a third B: BELOVED! This shoe (the whole pair, actually) has done yeoman duty for … Continue reading

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Stepping Into the Picture

Out in a nondescript parking lot, racking my brains for a photo idea, reduced to signs saying Fire Lane and No Parking painted on the ground— and finally, to my own shadow. And look what came out: My intruding Merrells … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

In Japan, the genkan, entryway, marks the boundary between “outside” and “home,” and it is marked by the presence of SHOES. Outdoor shoes are left behind at the entry, which is what we see here, the jumble of family shoes … Continue reading

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