Archive: Just a little condo rental prep and Encore upkeep

Only one little piggy had a bad day down in Florida. It was unusual for me, but decided to wear the Sperry watershoes rather than leather boat shoes while working…

The never ending quest to make my Sperry Topsiders last longer

…answer, it may be an obsessive behavior trait stemming from my cheapness or ” frugalism .” Nevertheless, here is another attempt to make my favorite Sperry Topsiders last another year….

A new pair of Sperry flip-flops and kitchen knife sharpening

Having owned a several pairs of different branded sandals and flip-flops over the years (decades), I’ve settled on my boatshoe brand of choice, the Sperry brand, as the flip-flops I…

My latest boatshoe repair may be A Bridge Too Far

This ain’t my first rodeo (was looking for an excuse to use the idiom) as it pertains to stretching the life of my favorite pair of Sperry Topsiders. The idiom…

What do you do with the extra Epoxy after it has been mixed?

…apply additional “wear bars” to the heels of my favorite Sperry Topsiders. I’ve done this before and besides the slightly annoying “clicking” sound, the epoxy wears well and hasn’t failed….

Sperry Topsider update: Trying to repair worn heels with epoxy

  It has been a while since talking about Sperry Boat Shoes, but it is obvious by the popularity of the old posts that I’m not the only one who…

Flip-flops are becoming my preferred summertime footwear

There was a day, when all I wore for casual footwear were boat shoes … but Sperry Topsiders in particular (also athletic shoes of course ). In recent years I’ve opted…

New Sperry Topsider insoles from TheInsoleStore.com

…is reasonable, or no-charge, I’m usually happy to give it a try. A company called TheInsoleStore.com after reading one of my posts about Sperry Topsider boat and insoles asked if…

Freshen up those old Sperry Topsiders for summer

…really isn’t a time that isn’t right for Sperry Topsiders … in my opinion … but wearing a T-shirt, a pair of shorts and having warm weather makes wearing them…

Still loving the Sof Sole insoles for my Sperry Top-siders

Another year with the Sof Sole inserts in a couple pairs of my well worn Sperry Top-siders. Too bad I’m not making a commission on either the insoles or the…

New shoes! Woohoo, another pair of Sperry sailing shoes

  With a $25 coupon about to expire, I decided to buy a new pair of grippy Sperry SeaRacer Sneakers. These boat shoes were not exactly what I expected as they…

An update on my Sperry Topsider boat shoe insoles

…fond of Sperry for their consistent quality and decent construction. To be fair, I’m not overly hard on shoes in comparison to others, like my son for example … who’s…

Boat shoe inserts/insoles-something doesn’t smell right

…teenager? Still I would like to find quality insoles to replace the removable inserts that are now in several of my aging Sperry Topsiders or an evolution of them. Sperry

Taking care of your “dogs” — aka: “feet”

…them. Then in college I became a boatshoe (see Sperry Topsider) ‘nut’ which lasted until the requirements of work dictated a more refined shoe, although still found myself slipping on…

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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