A whole lot of shoes
maria.winslow at dexxtra.com
Wed Aug 29 13:31:12 EDT 2001
Just because a set of shoes may all be black, that does not mean they are all the same!
They may each be critical to one's wardrobe. What's so hard to understand about this?
"Austin, Roger D." wrote:
> Speaking of shoes and corporate standards:
> Shoes are odd things. They are made mostly of dead cow skins and don't
> compress very well. They have a wide range of costs. Some come wired
> together at Kmart and some are sold like $25/lb chocolates in fancy
> boutiques with foreign sounding names.
> My sweetie has several thousand dozen pairs (hyperbole, but felt good) and
> tried to cull some out of her collection several weeks ago since the closet
> was bending. I understood without asking that this was to be a great
> sacrifice since we don't have much storage space.
> She spent a good bit of time going through them and admiring the shapes and
> colors. As a nod towards our relationship, she did decide that two or three
> pairs were horribly out of whack so they could go to the dump. The others
> are back after they were gently fondled and caressed. I don't have the same
> relationship with my footware as most so I didn't really understand the
> nuiances of what was happening. Internal signals made me very careful to
> admire the sacrifice of those few pairs destruction. Most of you will
> understand one side of this or the other. I can just hope that the vacuum
> left by the loss of those shoes doesn't mean that there will be additional
> shoes anytime soon.
> You may have noticed that my messages are coming from Outlook now rather
> than the good ole basic email client. Did someone say "Corporate
> Roger (in RTP)
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