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Old 04-02-09, 05:52 AM   #1
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It had to happen one day

I get a block from the office in my first commute after 10 days vacation, and a week-long business trip before that.

And suddenly it dawns on me that I took my shoes (which normally live under my desk) on the business trip, and never brought them back.

I have all day meetings, and I will be wearing skirt, blouse ... and white and blue training shoes.

Sigh.
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Old 04-02-09, 06:21 AM   #2
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I did something like that once. I faked it by claiming that the airlines had lost my luggage.
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Just tell then you twisted both ankles, or unbutton the top button on the blouse so they don't look at your feet

See guys have it easier, I leave a pair of black and and a pair of brown shoes at the office at all times and have a pair of each at home, so I'm never without.
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I just commute in my work shoes. Rockports well...rock!
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...And suddenly it dawns on me that I took my shoes (which normally live under my desk) on the business trip, and never brought them back.

I have all day meetings, and I will be wearing skirt, blouse ... and white and blue training shoes.

Sigh.
On one occasion I left my dress shoes, that match with my suit, at work, and we were going to a wedding and leaving from home (14 miles away from work).
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Old 04-02-09, 07:38 AM   #6
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See guys have it easier, I leave a pair of black and and a pair of brown shoes at the office at all times and have a pair of each at home, so I'm never without.
I disagree on guys having it easier. My wife has enough shoes to leave a pair in every office in the city and would have enough left over at home to still make Imelda jealous.
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Time to shop!
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True Joey, but the ones at the office would always be the wrong shade of whatever...which would warrant more shoes!
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