Tuesday, November 10, 2009

These Boots Weren't Made for Walkin' ... in Rain

What a day - Hurricane Ida, aka, Tropical Storm Ida, made her presense known down around her in Alabama! It has been raining all day, and when I say all day, I mean every minute of this day. Of course, I'm in love with it so it's all good. And frankly, I think Ida's a little tired of us because I heard she's clearing out tonight and we're gonna have great weather for the rest of the week.

I would like to introduce you to one of my dark brown dress boots.

I love these boots. They fit perfectly around my calves and I feel super tall in them. And sometimes, they actually make me feel sassy. In fact, I wore them today. I didn't feel as sassy today which is just as well since this happened:

Nice, huh? I noticed at some point during the day that it was coming apart at the toe and then when I walked out the door to leave work, I just about kissed the pavement as I tripped over the entire stinkin' thing coming off!
How does this even happen? It's not like I do anything other than sit at my desk when I'm wearing them. And you know what's the best part? I couldn't drive with it on so I took it off in the car. I was wearing tights and when my foot hit the carpet on the car floor, it got wet. Beyond gross. Wet tight's feet!

Callie was sad about it too. I think I saw a tear.

I guess I'll be on the hunt for some new boots. I can't give my sassy up, can I?

And make sure to enter my Blog Anniversary Giveaway (B.A.G.) - the winner will be announced Sunday night!

Love ya!

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Lemonade Makin' Mama said...

Girl- hot glue those things!!!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

You poor thing!!! Hope you can get them fixed. If not, I say go shopping!!!

Angelica Bays, TygrLilies.com said...

They have shoe repair shops in Lala-bama don't they??

Tracy Calvert said...

That is hysterical - I think we've all experienced some shoe trauma at some point! For what it's worth - there are several Veteran's Day Sales right now and lots and lots of boots! DSW was a little overwhelming to me but Belk and Macy's have a good selection!! Celebrate the end of Ida and get you some new boots - you can't lose the Sassy!!

LeAnna said...

Don't you just hate it when your favorite shoes bite the dust? I would have tripped, too, and probably landed flat on my rear end. Well, my rear end use to be flat anyway...What a pretty kitty! She looks like she's analyzing the faulty adhesive.

Jill said...

I love your brown dress boots. They're fabulous and I know how hard it is to find boots that fit perfectly. Oh what a sad story about your boots. May they RIP. :)

Kristin said...

When I lived in DC I lost many a beloved pair of boots to the snow. Water murders leather. Sigh.

mamahensmama said...

Jill, there is a shoe shop not far from your house. I take your Daddy's dress shoes there when they need new soles. Give me a call.

Rachel said...

So sad! Moments like that are heartbreaking... I then spend obsessive amounts of hours trying to exactly replace my beloved item...usually to no avail.

Best of luck finding new and better boots!!!

Jenny said...

Don't throw 'em out. Find a boot shop. They can either re-sole them or repair the sole that's on there. I have done that a bunch of times!