Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Wearing Shoes

Every woman on the planet should read this post:

And every parent raising a daughter in particular should read it.


Diane said...

That was a good read.

The woman who said that wearing high heels was part of an unwritten code is probably wrong. I see businesswomen in low heels all the time; I suspect she is someone who is afraid to do anything that might be challenged by someone.

zelda1 said...

This reminds me of the bond feet of infant girls causing girls to grow up with deforemed malfunctioning feet which then keeps grown women from walking fast. It turns their hubbies on seeing them taking little tiny steps and walking behind them. Women wear spiked heels not to feel impowered but to make men feel hot and impowered. I guess, I am lucky that I was poor and we only got good shoes once a year and then we weren't allowed to wear them but on Sundays. The rest of the time, we went barefoot till the weather turned cold, then we wore cheap canvas shoes, the kind you use to pay like two dollars for. I always put my children in good tennis shoes and their dress up shes were sensible too. I can't imagine sending a child to school with shoes that were not conducive for play.
I am fifty years old, and I wear tennis shoes everywhere even to court. Yep, I go for comfort.