The transformation of my mother continues. Birkenstocks …
“I’m willing to bet she was among one of the first people in North America to wear these German, strap-on, attachable hooves. To me, they came from middle earth; something a Hobbit would wear to stroll the shire. They instantly become her favorite shoes. Birkenstocks, and Birkenstocks with socks. I can’t picture her feet any other way. “

Written by : Tom Bross

Tom Bross looks familiar, doesn’t he? Could it be that you recognize the 1968 San Francisco Hula Hoop Champion? Or, do you remember him as ‘the mustard stain kid’ from a Clorox bleach ad he appeared in back in 1969? Either way, Tom peaked at an early age and it’s been downhill ever since.

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