It's also cold inside! I am a fan of layers (and natural fibers, and lots of hot tea, and Spring arriving a.s.a.p.) Arkansas is recording some of the coldest temps in fifteen years.
I had to replace my walking shoes recently. (The old ones are demoted to everyday shoes; the old everyday shoes are demoted to garden work; the old garden work shoes went in the trash.) While I was at Wilkinson Shoe Mall (a gold mine in a three-college town) I found these:
There was a time when the idea of spending thirteen bucks on one pair of socks would have given me a conniption fit.....but these socks were sooooo thick, so warm, so completely alluring. (When you hit your Sixties, your values kind of change. Warm socks are glamorous.)
I may need to run back to Wilkinson's for more.