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Half-Shod Athletes

This just strikes me as odd. In the 1940s there was a sudden fad of going barefoot among high-jumpers and and pole-vaulters.

But only half-barefoot.

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A Thorny Issue

If you hike barefoot as much as I do, it is inevitable that at some point you will step on a thorn. Here are some thoughts on that.

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World Cup . . . Never Barefoot

Fútbol (soccer) is one of those games that just seem a natural for playing barefoot. It’s played on a large grassy field. You see kids all over the world playing that way. It’s probably safer played barefoot; with all that kicking going on, I sure would prefer that a misaimed kick come from a bare foot.

But you sure won’t see a World Cup game played barefoot.

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It’s Tennis Season

In case you haven’t noticed, Wimbldon is going on right now. It’s always such nice grass.

What aren’t they playing barefooted?

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In 1925, Robert A. Loar walked barefoot from Fairmont, WV to Philadelphia. I’d like to say it was because he was a dedicated barefooter, but I cannot.

He did the walk because he lost a bet.

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“Deadly Dunes” was the second-to-last episode with Cody Lundin. It was actually quite a fun watch, even though it did still have a few frustrating bits of misinformation in it, and the usual arrogance of Joe Teti.

“Desert Dunes” took place in Oman, in the Arabian Desert.

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OK, This Is Just Disgusting

The story is about two Moms who started their own business serving a need. The main story is how they built their business.

But it is what their business is for . . .

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