These are exactly the kinds of boots I once thought were ridiculous. If you need boots you need waterproof warmth, right? But most of the time, that's not really true here in Maryland. I've lived here for a decade. I would do well to learn it, already.
Every time they wear them, they collect compliments like posies.
They smile coyly and wiggle their toes to catch more light.
And when we get home, they ask, why haven't I bought their little brother a pair, too?