Welcome to 2020 vcleat.com. Finally. New decade. Same old shoes. I am not sure what the last decade was called. The teens? Maybe someone has named it. If the name hasn’t been solved, I trust that we (humanity), will solve it one day. We’ll solve the Cleveland Browns too. During the decade that I can’t … Continue reading Alden 977 Dating and Restore
Last week, the US government released most of the remaining JFK files. Back in college, I was interested in Kennedy and read a number of books on the subject. I can’t remember some of them but I am fairly sure Oswald was the shooter and acted alone. Occam’s razor. The other day I spent a … Continue reading Alden for Robert Kirk PTB Restore
The full solar eclipse is occurring tomorrow. I am going to be in Salem, Oregon to watch (witness?) it. Wearing long wings of course. I have heard the traffic is going to be terrible because thousands of people will be coming into the area. And what could go wrong when you get a big group … Continue reading Shell Cordovan Long Wing SmackDown
Last year my neighbor’s boyfriend asked me about the shoes I was wearing. He is an older gentleman and probably in his late 60s. Nice guy. I was wearing a pair of brown longwings (or is it long wings?). He told me he use to have a similar pair years ago but would never go … Continue reading Heavy Shoes
On a sunny fall morning, I went to Brick and Mortar in downtown Seattle which specializes in Alden shoes. In fact, that’s all the store sells. All Alden shoes, all the time. Or at least during business hours. I was helped by the owner/manager Yenni Song. She was extremely nice and helped me try on a number of … Continue reading Brick and Mortar Shoes Seattle
The first thing that jumps out about this listing is, “Wow”, those are good looking shoes. A close second is, “Wow”, that’s a lot of money. $1300 is a lot of money even for a pair of Alden shoes. For that price, I could get a pair of Shell Cordovan 975 Long Wings AND a … Continue reading Too nice to wear?