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No One Said It Would Be Pretty

There’s a story (from about a year and a half ago) that’s making the rounds: Going shoeless at work could make you less stressed and more productive. It’s a nice story, if a bit short.

But I have a reputation as a curmudgeon to uphold.

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They Just Don’t Stop

Yahoo News now has a new travel list: 12 People Who Should Be Banned From Flying. It was also picked up by the New York Post: The 12 types of people who should be banned from flying.

I’m sure you can guess what is number one.

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10,000 BC

There’s a new “reality show” across the big pond called 10,000 BC. The premise is that they transport 20 people back 12,000 years to see how they survive.

It’s the usual mash-up of drama and ignorance.

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Here Comes the Br(oads)ide

You know, sometimes I wonder if other blog writers are having trouble coming up with material. Why else would the New Orleans Bride Magazine ask on their “Wediquette Wednesday”, Is it OK to go barefoot at the reception?.

And even moreso, how could they come up with the answer they did?

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The Splintery Slope

We seem to be having a spate of beach municipalities being really concerned about bare feet on boardwalks and piers.

I’m not even sure where it’s coming from.

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Don’t Let the Dior Hit You . . .

I am often amused about the way that some barefooters will see a commercial that includes bare feet for some reason and then try so hard to interpret that as some sort of increased acceptance of bare feet, or that the ad writer is conveying how freeing going barefoot is.

I suspect it is just some sort of bareidolia.*

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5-Year Blogiversary

WordPress very kindly informed me that today is my 5-year blogging anniversary. Wow.

Of course, it started over at that other blog.

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