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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Tiny Fictions: Shoes

Researchers at the University of Kansas found that people were able to correctly judge a stranger's age, gender, income, political affiliation, emotional and other important personality traits just by looking at the person's shoes.
Medical Daily, June 12, 2012

Female, 30's, Chicago. Thinks everything all Kardashians do is either "cute," "hilarious," or "the bomb." Sells couture at Nordstrom Department Store. Has a four year old son named Immensity. Is good at her job and is beloved by her many repeat customers. Can never find her keys.

Female, Santa Rosa, CA, 14, claims to be "misunderstood by everyone!" Frequently seen drinking room temperature Red Zinger tea from an old applesauce jar. Vegan, just like the boots. Thinks the world is a selfish place. Draws elaborate craggy landscapes dotted with bald, goat hoofed girls.

Female, London, UK, always says, "I'm a Carrie!" but knows she's a Miranda. Entertainment lawyer, single, 43, last time she was set up on a date she called the man "unimportant" while they were eating dinner. Currently looking into the process of in vitro fertilization.

Female, Aspen, CO, raised without money but married into plenty. Is desperately in love with her husband, fawns over him. Is known to throw parties for any and all occasions. Hearty laugher, originally from Michigan, and at 15, gave up a daughter for adoption. Her husband has no idea.

Female, Paris, philosophy student, 19, having an affair with her landlord, her professor, her friend's dad, and her dad's friend. She's plain and approachable. She's calm, a good listener, a doormat. She lends money often. Her skin is splotchy and dry. She uses men's cologne and drinks scotch.

Female, tea drinker, potpourri maker. Fifty years old and 50 pounds overweight. Always has her nails painted a pale, shimmering pink. Has a fear of mice and an allergy to wheat. About to celebrate 28 years of marriage. Has never left the US due to her husband's fear of travelling.

Female, Portland, OR plays upright bass, banjo, ukelele, and accordion in several old timey Americana bands.  Throws pottery. Makes pizza. Is learning to ride a motorcycle and brew beer. Hates herself for needing so much attention. Is about to meet the man of her dreams.

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