Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Theresa May in Japan




Theresa May removed her shoes in Japan for a tea ceremony; though it doesn't look like a proper tea ceremony. I'm pretty sure you kneel down for a tea ceremony. That looks like cheating.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

AirBNB Tip

UpOut: How To Run An AirBNB Behind Your Landlord’s Back

No shoes, no service —

Lay down the law regarding cleanliness. Only rent to non-smokers without pets, and ask them to take off their shoes.

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Crocs

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Marie Claire: The very gross reason you should never wear shoes indoors

Marie Claire: The very gross reason you should never wear shoes indoors

by Penny Goldstone


"And in case that wasn’t enough to make your skin crawl, you have to worry about toxins too. Another study by Baylor University found that toxins from asphalt roads sealed with col tar have an increased risk of cancer from toxins. Said toxins settle as dust particles, which can attach themselves to your shoes.

Dr Reynolds says, ‘Think about rain water in the street. It can have gasoline in it and chemicals, and those get on your shoes and can be brought into your home.’

Oh, and then there’s the obvious factor of dirt, which is always a pain to clean off carpet, right?

The moral of the story is we are going to stock up on some decent slippers, stat."