The Conclusion Of The Small Business Saga

You all had some pretty dire suggestions as to the reason that the cobbler kept my boots for three months, putting me off every time I asked after them. “He doesn’t have them,” seemed to be the popular conclusion.

These Boots Are Made For Walking

At last, purely by chance, they appeared on sale in my size at a store across the street from my apartment at the beginning of 2008. I snatched them up, feeling less like I had spent money than that I had won some kind of prize.

Dispatch from Winter