Greetings, Borderstanis! I hope you’ve had a pleasant week, even with the drama of a potential government shutdown. My heart to all of you who had to deal with it (and might yet).
So, the other day, I was out with a couple of friends and I noticed that a guy was wearing square-toed lace-ups. Let me repeat that in case you were too shocked by my observation: Square. Toed. Lace. Ups.
Did I somehow step into a time machine? Was I reliving 1998? Did this mean… did this mean that we had to go through Lewinskygate all over again? That I would have to retake my organic chemistry midterm? The horror! (Almost as horrific as square toed lace ups).
No one looks good in square-toed shoes. They’re the footwear equivalent of pleated pants.
I realized quickly that I was still in 2011; Obama was still president; and the fashion faux pas of the 90’s were long behind us. Well, for most of us.