Books by Patti Liszkay
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and the sequel, "Hail Mary" https://www.amzn.com/1684334888
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My heart sang. I rejoiced. Not for myself; this great breakthrough was too late for me. Well, not that I went to that many dances back when I was high school. This is because back in my day people were required to have a date of the opposite sex to attend a school dance, and, not having a boyfriend, I usually didn't have access to to a dance date. (Though it didn't occur to me at the time, I suppose the upside of sitting at home on dance night was that I didn't have to spend the evening dancing in uncomfortable dress shoes).
This improvement in acceptable school dance foot ware likewise arrived too late in the timeline to benefit my daughters - well, not my daughters per se: My oldest daughter once actually did wear to a dance a pair of the chunky-heeled sneakers that were briefly in vogue in the 1990's with pink socks to go with her pink thrift-store dress.
But my daughters' and son's daughters' generation will, at last, be free to wear sneakers or any other comfortable shoes, such as these dress crocs, which, I see, were likewise being worn to the Homecoming,
As for me, I've been ready for a while now.