Some childlike qualities we should never outgrow
October 26, 2023
A friend noticed a small pair of bronze shoes on the mantle and asked what they were. I responded with the truth: they were my baby shoes my parents had bronzed many years ago. My friend didn't believe me.
As unaccustomed as he was to what was at one time a common practice, he thought I was making a joke. I wasn't.
In the past parents sometimes had their baby's first shoes bronzed because they...