More ShoeFiti

The practice of throwing shoes (or boots) in the air to wrap around a utility line (power, phone, cable, etc) has been described as everything from “angels feet” marking the death of a gang member to “just another prank by drunken students“. There are web-sites dedicated to discussing it, celebrating it, recording it. One person decided that since the shoes tend to hand around for a while, it is a form of graffiti and coined the term ‘shoefiti’.

I offer no opinion as to the origin or symbolism, but living in an urban area, I frequently see them. And being a photographer, I take pictures and I’ve started putting my favourites on greeting cards and apparel at one of my Zazzle shops as well as at one of my CafePress shops.



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Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

My house, built in 1910 and still settling as it sat under 20 feet of flood waters in 1913, has been a challenge. The latest, and so far the most expensive, emergency issue has been replacing the outside water line – bringing me to the verge of bankruptcy.
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In order to raise funds, I am offering Thank You gifts with donations, discounts on GPS Card Readings and special bundle pricing on my various self-published books.