Yesterday I went to the post office to mail out some fluff to a friend. I’ll be writing a post about it soon, don’t worry. I totally forgot that it was tax deadline today so the place was fairly busy. Luckily, LBG was in school or it would have been a very sticky situation. I’m so glad I found some humor because being the 15th person in line while holding three boxes is NOT fun.
I partially grew a pair and decided I’d go barefoot. I was wearing long jeans so all you could see were my toes. It kinda looked like I was wearing flip-flops. While I was standing in line, the older woman behind me pointed out another guy was wearing “odd shoe.” He was wearing Vibram Five Fingers which are designed to be fairly close to being barefoot while still being covered. I think they were invented for barefoot runners. So I told her about them and how they are becoming fairly popular.
She told me how she hated being barefoot and was asking about stepping on rocks and the like. I tried to answer her questions as much as I could. A few minutes later another customer waltzes in wear the five fingers shoes, too. I pointed it out to the lady and she comment that “they must be the new *thing*.” We left it at that. I could tell by her tone that the whole concept was waaay too “out there” for her.
I noticed as I was walking out that the two people wear VFF shoes had struck up a conversation. I’m fairly sure they noticed the state of my feet. I’m also willing to put money on the fact that the lady didn’t even notice my feet were 100% nakie!