Tag: new balance

Am I Breaking Up with Adidas?

My shoe brand defines me. I can clearly pinpoint the start and end of my shoe brand eras. 1973-1981: Whatever Mom picked out 1981-1984: Kangaroos & Reeboks 1985-1991: The Nike Era begins 1985 – Canvas low-tops 1986 – Air Jordans (Georgetown Hoya edition) 1987…

A Man of Principle (I am Not)

Remember how I was all like, “I want black running shoes,” and made a big deal about it? Let’s just say one man’s black shoe is another man’s grey-black-and-neon and blue-orange. Both pairs were on clearance at DSW and the New Balance 850s will…

I Love Father’s Day

I’m famous for my birthday lists (detailed during the “Month-of-Don” and “I-Love-Don-Week”) and Christmas wish-lists. Today, I announce the creation of another gift-giving guide – my “Father’s Day Shopping Guide.” It’s important to have lists, as a father, so some renegade child or wife…

Time for New Shoes

If you know me, I’m an Adidas man. Always have been. Since I was in my late teens, all my running and athletic shoes have been Adidas, except for a pair of minimal Nike running shoe in the mid-2000s that mimicked barefoot running, and…