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My Daughter Wears Combat Boots

Posted on 2013.12.26 at 00:00
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My daughter has been leaning toward this neo-Goth look for awhile now, and I was explaining to her I knew a little about the "OG" (Original Goth, I claimed) having had the movement as I understand it mutate from Punk and get its footing in the 80s. So I introduced her to Robert Smith, Siouxsie, Concrete Blonde's Bloodletting, and Carter Burwell's score to the first Twilight. Yeah, I totally threw that last one in.

Then I gave her my combat boots. Not my jungle ones, the original leather they gave us during basic training. She loves them. And I was surprised to find the toes still had a hint of a shine on them after all these years. Surprisingly, at 11-years old, they fit her. I have tiny feet.


michelle1963 at 2013-12-26 22:53 (UTC) (Link)
Guess if someone tries to talk trash by saying, "Your daughter wears combat boots," you'll just say, "Damn straight!" :D
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