In defense of a chewed shoe…

Posted: May 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

German Shepherd Adventures!

I’m contemplating a haggard and forlorn pair of Docker shoes that are sitting under the table of our patio furniture.  They’re about 3 years old, leather, with soft rubber soles.  The once dark brown tone is now sun-bleached and several shades lighter.  The left shoe is missing the entire toe, which has allowed the sole to partially detach and flap freely when I wear them out in the yard.  The right shoe, while intact cosmetically, is missing the padded insert and leather cover that had the Dockers logo branded to it.  Currently, both shoes are soaking wet.  They smell like…well, like old, wet, shoes.  My wife throws them in the trash bin on a weekly basis, and I recover them on the same schedule.  “Those things are just gross…throw them out!”  she pleads with me.

“But they’re  my yard shoes…” I counter, ” I need them to mow in, and work the grill, and take puppers out for…

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