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11.03.2008

Funeral shoes

These are the shoes I wear to funerals.

I am 6 feet tall in these shoes.
Today one of my uncles told me I was tall enough,
I didn't need heels.
My mother suggested
that the reason they were hurting me more than usual
(I'd complained)
was because I had gained weight.
(Mothers!)

9 comments:

  1. Haven't worn heels in years. Have a bad back and always been of the "sensible shoes" mainstay! Mostly wear my bicycle shoes. Comfort and they're cool. Menopause...
    Brenda

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  2. I used to be able to stand in heels all day & in fact, only began having back achiness when I stopped wearing them every day. The most absolutely comfortable footwear for me, other than bare feet, is Justin Ropers. Flat cowboy boots made to actually work in. I can stand in those all day - I even have a purple pair!

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  3. got to love family, they are the only ones that can get away with saying whatever they want!

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  4. Yeah, thanks mom.....I like those shoes, very sexy!

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  5. Mothers!! And uncles!

    I have heels that I am 6 feet tall in, too. And, I love them. I teach and stand on my feet all day. Still, I wear 2 or 3 inch heels. I love being tall!

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  6. To Michelle & everyone who mentioned their moms & family! Lordy, how true.

    Relyn - I love being tall also. Although it makes buying jeans a pain. :)

    And Paula & Christy - I think they're pretty sexy for funerals. :) And I am laughing how my right foot leans over in each photo.

    Thanks to all!
    :) Debi

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  7. Very sleek and beautiful.

    I just can't bring myself to wear heels...I flop all over the place. But then again, I am a piano teacher on most days..would look slightly overdressed if I came to my student's houses in heels. Thank goodness for that!

    :)

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  8. Quite showy, aren't they? :)

    I would be VERY overdressed if I wore these to work. Plus I would get nothing done!

    :) Debi

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