Birthday Kicks

When you’re living in a tiny cabin on a ship with the birthday boy, it can be difficult to keep presents a surprise for over a month. In a small space where we share every nook and cranny, where can I keep anything hidden? I can’t! So, I enlisted the help of several people to pull it off. Mary, Kelly, and Courtney: thank you! Because of you, Sam received a fun birthday surprise.

He opened this package to reveal the gift of Converse All-Stars, custom-made online by yours truly to enhance his already considerable personal style. Here they are, size 13 brown and red canvas works of art:

The side of the shoe says j.k. livin’ sans punctuation. Have you seen the movie Surfer, Dude? If not, you may be unaware that Matthew McConaughey has a production company called j.k. livin’. You’ll want to visit to learn more about Matthew’s awesome vision of surfer dude-dom for all.

Only then will you understand the shoes. Peace out.

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  1. Mary
    Posted September 28, 2010 at 5:03 pm | Permalink

    Happy to be a long-distance part of the birthday festivities! As MM might say, jk celebratin!

  2. Staci DeBolt
    Posted October 10, 2010 at 6:34 pm | Permalink

    I am proud to say that I can fully appreciate these shoes. You rock Shannon!

  3. Posted October 13, 2010 at 12:09 am | Permalink

    Yes, you are one of the few who can! j.k. livin’ through the beautiful fall in Indy…jump into some piles of leaves for us, Staci. 🙂

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