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Old 04-02-2006, 04:09 PM   #11
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Hey Sush! I bet if she had red hair you would overlook the foot thing
What if she had long red hair all over her feet? Would you like her then?


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Old 04-02-2006, 08:54 PM   #12
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When we lived in Jacksonville Florida we took our shoes off when we went in the house. As you know they don't have dirt there..it is sand. Plays havoc on tile floors, ( old time cork tone tile) We were out side so I left my shoes (loafers) on the stoop I guess you would call it. Well.........I came out with our ice tea ans slipped into my shoes...sort of a tight fit.... I pulled my foot out and found a very tiny {{{{{dead}}}}} frog between my toes.

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Old 04-02-2006, 11:18 PM   #13
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No I hate feet too. Even though I'm barefoot 90 % of the time. at home anyway
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Old 04-02-2006, 11:32 PM   #14
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Me? I prefer to wear shoes while I'm out... but I used to work very closely with a hippy dude who was barefoot most of the time and, after discussing the issue at length, he gave me an appreciation of bare-footedness. I enjoy being barefoot at home but never out (not because I think it's vulgar or anything - - it's just for protection). I enjoy giving my girlfriend a nice foot massage with lotions or oils.

I certainly do not equate being publicly barefoot with publicly picking one's nose.
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:11 AM   #15
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I almost wonder if the shoe thing is more about where you live. Most of the folks I know in Canada and the northern states go barefoot, or sock footed in the house. Its considered rude to wear your shoes in someone's house here. But I have visited places in the southern US where folks keep their shoes on outside and in and no one thinks anything of it.
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:20 AM   #16
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I love going barefoot and do so every chance I get. During the summers I used to work on beaches and on boats so we never wore shoes unless we were going to a store or restaurant.

Feet don't gross me out unless they are not cared for. Trim those nails and keep the feet clean and I am fine with it
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:06 AM   #17
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This is the image I get when I hear the name, The Barefoot Contessa ~ a young girl with long flowing dark hair, dressed in a lacy white dress, running barefoot through the lush, hillside vineyards of an Italian villa. (Forget the toe stuff, Sushi, and think beautiful thoughts!!!)
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:24 AM   #18
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I watched her biography on Food Network not long ago, and she was a very beautiful young woman. Barefoot Contessa was the name of her restaurant before she bought it, so the name did not originate with her.
I always loved going barefoot, but can't do it anymore because of a nerve problem in my feet.
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:27 AM   #19
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It was a while ago, so I donít remember details, but there was a study done about chemical content in the carpet in the houses where people wear shoes versus where people wear sleepers. The houses where people were wearing shoes carpet had a lot more chemicals in it. So after that I never wear shoes in the house, not that I ever did anyway.
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Old 04-03-2006, 03:52 PM   #20
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I take off shoes every chance I get. Lacy white dresses are another thing, though - more for my past than my present.

some of you Famous Movie Lines people - wasn't there a movie of the same name with Ava Gardner or Rita Hayworth or another of those 40s beauties?

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