“Old Friends” would be more accurate, I guess. Robin Dunbar suggested that a person can only maintain about 150 social relationships at one time. These shoes account for two of my best friends.
These past few weeks have been pretty difficult for me. I mean, my shoes and I have been together for about six years. They were with me when I met my wife. We experienced Disney World for the first time together. And Disney Land. And Disney World again. They were with me when my daughter was born, and then my son. I can’t count how many steps we’ve taken or stairs we’ve climbed. These shoes have been with me more hours than any other possession I have owned. Ever. It really feels like two of my best friends are leaving me.
Then I found these:
Here’s to the next six years.