In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"I had to have those shoes. Every morning I saw them in the window as I walked to school, and every morning they sparkled and winked at me. They sat there shining on their shimmering white silk bed right between the rhinestone tiara and the coordinating bag with rhinestone trim. The bag and tiara I could survive without, but I had to have those shoes."
"The Trouble with Horseshoes,"
The Angle: Vol. 1999
, Article 30.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/angle/vol1999/iss2/30