The call to adventure was the call to walk two miles barefoot on a trail I'd hiked before, but never without shoes. My companion was none other than the queen of barefooting, Sue Regan Kenney, who has developed her own line of shoes that enable people to walk barefoot almost anywhere, called Barebottoms. Sue is in town for the launch of her book and for the Barefoot Strong Summit in Manhattan.
I picked Sue up from her lodging and drove to one of my favorite nature preserves in Westches...
Who knew Kindergarten would be so rigorous? And the pull to sign up for soccer, language lessons, and extracurricular programs is so strong, it is hard to resist. Therefore, dear daughter, age 6, is working full-time. At least her job as a student follows the academic calendar. Come June, I am determined to set her (and, by proxy, me) free.
Wait, lemme practice:
No, thank you.
I will have to get back to you.
Let me think on that.
It's not in the cards.