The new season of Dual Survival with barefooter extraordinaire Cody Lundin and super-military Joe Teti returns tonight.
But don’t get too excited.
When last we left Ellen Tilton Holsmen, she had just finished scandalizing Reno while waiting for her quickie divorce. After all, shorts and bare feet on a pretty lady going about town (in 1934) just weren’t normal. And she wore slacks to a courtroom.
But she wasn’t finished.
Yesterday we learned a bit about shoe rationing during World War II. Our Saturday Comic looks at it from another point of view.
This is from the comic They’ll Do It Every Time by Jimmy Hatlo.
One thing I like about it is the “Thanx to many contributors” at the bottom of the first panel. That makes it pretty clear that there were still lots and lots of kids going barefoot then.