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I Love T-bar School Sandals

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 10 - Petticoat Un-Punishment

    For the next few days I stayed away from Sherman Park and Sharon’s house. I stayed closer to home and played with the kids there. I wanted to visit her again but I was afraid she would get tired of me. But eventually I did go back and we played dress-up several more times. I...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 1 Response May 3, 2013

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    Hippy Haystack And Blue Jeans No More.

    It is December 1975 and I'm 14 and it is a few days after Christmas and it's Summer time too.I arrived via a Stateliner bus in my unflared jeans and red check jumberjack style woolly long sleeved shirt and a cowboy straw hat and my gymboots. I was one smugg little so and so and I...
    paddyboy1961 paddyboy1961 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 8 - Dad

    When we got home Mom headed straight for the telephone. She said, “I want to catch your father before he leaves work. We need a loaf of bread for breakfast tomorrow.” She was lucky to get a line right away – we had a party line at the time - and she placed the call to...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 12 – The Dance

    Mom’s prediction was on the mark. For some reason, I was in trouble a lot and I was wearing dresses frequently. Over the next several weeks we made more trips to Bosley’s, where I had become something of a celebrity, and Mom had to remove some of my boy clothes from my...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 4 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Brown T-bar Sandals

    It was usual at grammar school that first year boys wore, in the summer term, brown t-bar sandals with their short grey trousers and knee high grey socks.  The girls had more choice and could wear either brown or blue sandals or brown mary jane shoes with pale blue knee...
    ClareDawson ClareDawson 61-65 3 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 3 - Sears Again

    I put my J. C. Higgins bike (Dad worked for Sears so we always had Sears brands) in the back yard and went in the back door. The slamming of the back door announced my arrival, and Mom's call of “Don't slam the door!” was my greeting. She was already working on lunch, a...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 11 – Grandma And Grandpa

    I think she was about to get angry so I did as she said. As I was hurrying to the dressing room I thought I heard some snickering. I couldn’t be sure if it was Mom or Mr. Johnson or some of the other customers. I knew I had been tricked, but I didn’t care. I got my clothes...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 1 Response May 6, 2013

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 1 - Sears

    My Sandals Obsession Part 1 - Sears When I was a boy I wore sandals as play shoes all summer. What we called sandals was the double t-strap kind with perforated toes. There were four or five holes usually a in paisley design. I would play outside all day in the vacant lots and...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    Hi

    Can anyone tell me where i can get a pair of adult size Tbar sandals?
    schoolbully6 schoolbully6 41-45 5 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    I Grew Up Wearing And Loving Them!

    I stilll remember how much I loved the look of t-bar sandals that many girls wore. When I was about 7 my mom bought me my own first pair in black. I wore them everywhere proudly with kneesocks. Before long I had white, red and brown ones.They are the cutest!! 
    kneesocklover kneesocklover 46-50 3 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 6 - Woolworths

    The Woolworths Five and Dime Store was the Wal*Mart of its day. It was chock full of the modestly price items people needed for every day life. Not everything was actually priced at 10 cents but a lot were, and there were comic books and toys for kids too. They were consumable...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 21, 2013

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    T Bar Sandals

    What a great story, reminds me so much of my childhood, especially when starting secondary school in 1972. Had not given a thought to my T bar sandals being "for girls" or sissy, I just found them very practical not to mention comfortable. The nearest I have had to having a pair...
    tbarste tbarste 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 4 - Bosley's

    Part 4 - Bosley's Walking through the door of that store was like walking into a wonderland for me. Everywhere I looked there were cute dresses and skirts and shoes and socks! And underwear! I didn't have any sisters and although I had see Mom's underwear in the wash the colors...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 9 – Sharon’s House

    The next morning I got up and brushed my teeth and put on my panties and camisole. Although it was still very new it seemed like it was an entirely natural thing to do. Then I put on the red bibbed short set with the matching shirt and my new white anklets and red sandals and...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 2 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 7 - Bosley’s Again

    As we were walking back to Bosley’s I thought about a photograph Mom always kept on the wall in our dining area. It was of me, taken a few years ago, wearing short pants that had a bib in front and suspenders. The photograph was in black and white but I was pretty sure I...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    I Love T-bar School Shoes

    Well, I finally got my T-Bars. Of course they came fron Australia silly goose. They seemed to take forever to arrive. They fit fantastic and are Pattent leather, the real McCoy! They are Wilde shoes. I am a male and the only issue is the strap is a little short because I must...
    68shelbyguy 68shelbyguy 61-65 2 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    My Sandals Obsession Part 2 - Sherman Park

    One morning a few days after my trip downtown to buy new sandals for summer I hopped on my bike and rode a few blocks to the playground at Sherman Park. I was on the swings for a while when I noticed Sharon sitting alone at a picnic table. She was in my class at Clay Elementary...
    ambrose45 ambrose45 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    I love being barefoot. I feel more free and unhindered. I am going to start decorating my feet with barefoot sandals and toe jewelry. :)
    sanarirachel sanarirachel 31-35, F Aug 11

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    I love Granola bars Especially the ones that have cream on the bottom layed out under the granola bar. I also love the one that have chocolate or strawberry between the granola bar...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Hi my name is Macy I am 19 and love being barefoot. I hate wearing shoes and only wear them if I have too. I am always barefoot at home and I always drive barefoot.
    macyisalesbian macyisalesbian 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I love going barefoot or just a pair of trainer socks, I go barefoot (trainer socks) around the house,garden,if am going to my friends who live in the street,at the beach or if am...
    EmmaWilliamss EmmaWilliamss 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I love going barefoot as much as possible. When I am at home, in my backyard, or garden, or at the beach I am always barefoot.
    talloldermom talloldermom 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I love going barefoot alone or with others. I love walking barefoot around the house and in my backyard, and at the beach as well.
    jenniferslimcox jenniferslimcox 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Set in flower glades because of the Seashore, the Deluxe Villas have been made with flawless type exuding sheer sophistication.No check with is a lot of for them, they can always...
    Willy52yt Willy52yt 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    This guy, I discovered, was already barefoot while standing in line. I knew I had to get some pics of his gorgeous bare feet since he was in the front car. The park allows guests...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    Alfresco dining in thatched gazebos above the lagoon. Primarily prepared seafood, fish, meat and vegetarian dishes served with sauces of difference and accompanied by a healthier...
    Cristyayv Cristyayv 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    The sensuality is unmatched---hot, cool, smooth, rough, grassy, soft, stinging, mossy! The best way to walk is barefoot! I realized that going barefoot means GOING and I try to...
    BarefootScott BarefootScott 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I still have a lot of years left before I can do the whole grown up thing but...I'm really bored already. My grades are great, I have all sorts of sports, all sorts of volunteer...
    CuriousGe0rge CuriousGe0rge 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I love my tough soles. I can run long distances on asphalt, concrete, grass and certain gravel. I can put out cigarettes with ease and broken glass ain't a thing.
    BarefootLeroy BarefootLeroy 36-40, M Aug 11

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    I love my neighbour big boobs
    ApxentMinded ApxentMinded 16-17, M Aug 17

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    Took me a long needed adventure
    Kirerhor Kirerhor 18-21 10 hrs ago

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    Respec!the most versatile actor ever !
    niza33 niza33 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I am a proud Cule.It is not because of Messi, or Xavi or Suarez...but because of this man.   He many not be as flashy as Ronaldo or Messi, or a bad *** as Ibrahimovic or as...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F Aug 8

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    Freshly mowed grass... So soft and cool on naked feet!
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Fck. Why do they have to be too expensive though?
    KickStart00 KickStart00 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    And grinding on people. Maybe make out.
    bilove5598 bilove5598 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    bipolar - assemblage 23 I haven't felt so alive in years The sun is shining down on me My eyes are welling up with tears Tears of joy, tears of ecstasy Emotions I once kept...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    After you action on to Baros Island Resort you action right into a globe of peace and solitude. You furthermore mght move out proper out of the shoes, for you're unlikely to would...
    Cristyayv Cristyayv 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    All I can think about is school, school, school. I'm about to start my senior year in a week and you'd think I would be living it up and having fun with my friends, but instead I'm...
    bonesofaprincess bonesofaprincess 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I love tiki bar! Tiki bar rules! Mermaids drink free The bar tender always right Kick off your flip flops and relax Tips always accepted ^.^
    JEEZ19 JEEZ19 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Hey, you now how everyone's like "OH MY GLOB HIGH SCHOOL IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN MIDDLE SCHOOL YOULL HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE BLAH BLEH BLUHH!" ...? Well GUESS WHAT?! I don't like...
    QuadrupleM QuadrupleM 13-15, M 19 hrs ago

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    I love to cook food in general. I just finished 2 slices of raisin toast. I'll make whatever's in the freezer. I make my own hamburgers with ground bison. We discovered making our...
    baraccio baraccio 26-30, M Aug 12

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    Yup... Sadly... I wish I was in elementary school again but oh well .-. I'm an old raisin now ~.~)/ the school I go to has middle scholars there which sucks they're soooo annoying...
    PrincessAyyoBbyBoo PrincessAyyoBbyBoo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I don't want to go to college. I don't like school, it's not something that interests me. I'm going to suffer through high school; but I don't know if I can force myself through...
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love being barefoot. But the weird thing is, I have really sensitive feet and can't stand to walk on rocks or cement. So crazy. But I am always wearing flip flops bc it's the...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    It sucks I start school Monday it's gonna be hard being a sophomore I don't want school to start yet I have friends on here who don't start in a month I wanna go where they live...
    AlexMafia15 AlexMafia15 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    who likes school and who doesn't like school comment to this to see who wins yes or no
    AdrianTooNice AdrianTooNice 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I have to go back to school next week and I honestly am already don't with school. I don't want to see half of the kids that's go there
    TheLostFangirl TheLostFangirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    i need your help. I decided to CONFESS! Yes. he loves me, I love him back..something has to happen!! He sent me away today , he told me to leave, with a cold " have a nice summer...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 7

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