Tires on Feet are Not the Same as Tires on Cars. I Know That Now.

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I said good by to a pair of old friends this week.
They have been my constant companions since August 2013,
logging in 6,638,362 steps
5,629 floors
2,833.82 miles.

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We went to all the familiar places
one last time.
There were daffodils

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and moss

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big rocks, waterfalls

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and mud puddles.

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all followed by a short visit to the massage chair.

I kept my eye on the treads
when apparently I should’ve been watching the inside.
The treads still look good.
The insides are demolished, though,
all padding and support long gone.
I went shopping when I read that
you need to replace shoes after
300-500 miles of walking.
If you’re a glass-half-empty person,
I guess I waited a little too long.
A glass-half-full person would say
I got my money’s worth.

2 Comments

  1. Linda K Sienkiewicz

    How did you ever keep track of the mileage???

  2. Mark

    That’s a long, long way to go in a pair of shoes. Keep on truckin’…

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