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I'm not a great photographer. But about a month ago, I bought these shoes for running. They are Bright Yellow. The kind of yellow that can been seen even when the lights are off.
And it took me back immediately...
The year was 1989. I was about 11 years old.
I was a working class kid in a working class town.
That means I had 2 pairs of shoes.
Shoes for "fancy occasions." (Church...and well...that's about it in a working class town.)
Shoes for school.
I needed shoes for school.
Believe it or not, being the 3rd child in my family, I had a little Spice in my personality. (I still might...)
My mom clearly needed a break, so she sent my dad with me to go shoe shopping.
We came back with something like these...
Only they were high tops. And the shoe was this lime green with a pink swoosh.
I saw them in the store. I had to have them. And my dad said, "Sure!"
My mom was so mad when we came home. I couldn't understand why!
I loved them. For about 2 weeks.
Then I wanted new shoes...
I didn't get them.
As a mom, I understand why now.
Did you ever come home with a fashion faux-pas that made your parents roll their eyes to the heavens and sigh loudly?
Tell me about it!