They aren't exactly ballet slippers, but my new minty-green boots make me feel like dancing.
Until recently, I've been the kind of girl who admires nature from a safe distance. Creepy crawlies, squelchy mud underfoot, not a cafe in sight... the wilderness is not for me, I thought.
But now? The woods have invited me in, baptized me in a burbling brook, and claimed my heart. My feet have only stood at the forest's threshold yet, and now they are properly shod, they itch to venture further. It is a good thing to know how one can change, how someone can offer you the keys into a new world once you are willing to open the door.