Archives for March 2014

Essay of Shoes

To say most runners are addicted to buying shoes is an understatement.  Having said that, looking for the latest and greatest pair of shoes isn’t only restricted to runners. In the essay below, take a peak at T.R. Foley’s deeper look at his own life-long shoe addiction.  Enjoy – P.J.

Enter T.R.:

I consider myself a simple person.

By William Christiansen [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By William Christiansen [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

I have recycled since the 80s, way before it was chic. That big Green movement? Hey, nice of you to join the party, but it’s nothing new, nephew. I mow grass with a push mower, and while I labor at it, I love it. Doing it, I imagine I am Levin from Anna Karenina out hacking away in his fields with the peasants. Recently, I even did something drastic: I stopped buying books and use the library much more. I want to compost, too, and use rain barrels and get in touch with those Quaker hippie roots my mom tried to plant. I want to be better, and use less and be non-materialistic.
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