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I Love T-bar School Sandals

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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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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...
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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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...
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    Dellxx5 Dellxx5 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I love being barefoot, the freedoms it makes me feel, touching the different textures. The attention I get in public. And I love to see my toes splayed out with each step.
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    Afternoon downpours are common during the summer in the East and Central US. I love just taking my shoes and socks off and walking barefoot after a downpour of rain. It feels good...
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    Been barefoot shopping all day. Nobody has said a word. I know there are a lot more people here in Texas that would to be barefoot too because they are all wearing flip flops. If...
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    Every single fist day of school It will be certain that I wake up at 6:00am ! I do that every time I'm exited !
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    Idk why it just feels so natural you know?
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    Im tempted to eat the whole box full
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I tried greentea ones they were okay
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    Not sure how this site works and really what it is. Look fun tho. I could enjoy and chat when it's real, helpful and fun.
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    I absolutely love being barefoot! I go barefoot ever chance I can't get, except in public or infront of people, but not everyone! You want to see me barefoot? Msg me! :)
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    So I get in trouble everyday for not doing homework, but I really want to, I just can't handle it, because when I was little I had heaps of Friends, but then they got nee friends...
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    I actually love being in school and I do well in class, and despite being in middle school i notice how high school boys and even teacher love checking me out
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    I went to Asda after school today. Suddenly they have loads of school clothes. Ready for back to school in September. I wouldn't mind except we haven't finished school for the...
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    We aren't supposed to admit it but I love going to school. I enjoy the lessons especially cos now I'm in Year 10 and we have some choice. I also love the after school clubs...
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    No, I didn't. I no longer liked school at that point. I was in choir, drama class, and Bible club. I was well known but rarely anyone wanted to hang out with me. I didn't fit in...
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    For the blind and visually impaired, and there are also quite a lot of kids with complex needs too. I don't mind school but I don't like it either
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    I just think all men are the same.. They just want one thing.. They'll always end up hurting u.. So that's why I never had a Boyfriend couldn't bare the pain :(
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