Monthly Archives December 2017

Fashion Treads

The fashion-defying old boots I wore for warmth self-destructed on my 62nd birthday. Flakes of crumbling faux leather I left behind lately whenever I zipped my feet into the comfort of weatherproof Totes with fleece lining left clues on my kitchen floor that I ignored. Much like the skin sags of age under my eyes and chin reflected in the mirror every morning. I covered the wrinkles with makeup, pulled my pant legs over the boot tops, and went out to shop for the officially senior me. I looked at boots on display and considered replacing those I’d bought a
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