I have pretty normal feet…actually, my feet are nearly perfect, but that’s another story. My kids have feet too and that’s what I am here to talk about today.
So, Isaac’s feet. Isaac is 10. He wears a size 10 1/2 shoe. That’s an adult 10 1/2 by the way. I only wear a 10 and I am done growing (up at least). Isaac’s maternal line sports gunboats way back so it’s in his genes to have big feet but I expected a little time to save up for the process. I am terrified of the cost of buying 2 foot long shoes for that boy when he reaches 17 (or 13!). To put it all in perspective, I took a picture of Isaac’s feet alongside the feet of his two best friends this weekend when we went ice skating. I suspect you will pick out the one that is different…
Of course, to grow a foot like that, a boy needs to eat…a lot! I started gardening for the healthy, outdoorsy nature of it, but now we are forced to garden just to feed the bottomless pit! Alas, a parent’s work is never done!
Now…about Abigail’s feet. She has normal petite little 7 year-old feet. We were at the WV Power (our farm team) game the other night and the wolf from a local radio station spied her tootsies. I think they must have looked tasty though the wolf was clearly disabled. Typically a wolf has a good sense of smell but this one was apparently unable to sniff very well. He untied her shoes and retied her shoes and generally tried to get her riled up and (to my surprise) she let him do it! We’ve had foot-happenings this week and that’s a little weird for me.
You see, feet usually disturb me. I won’t force mine upon you, but let’s just say my “no-longer-the-biggest-feet-in-the-house” are doing just fine and will remain properly covered as all feet should be! I am hoping next week we move onto something more tolerable like ear wax or something…no more feet!