February 23, 2005 – Guiness Book Socks?

We finally had a sunny, calm day. I managed to get one chain saw gas tank of wood cut up but not hauled and piled. Also worked some more on surveys of on-farm stores and local consumers.

Today I finally attacked the mismatched sock pile. Is there a world record for mismatched socks for a household? I managed to reunite 54 pairs of socks with partners. How does a family manage to accumulate 108 socks with partners that are not matched up? Is it matter of good fortune? Dumb Luck? Neglect? And how can the family function with 54 pairs of socks out of the rotation? Indeed, it appears the age of miracles is still with us.

2 thoughts on “February 23, 2005 – Guiness Book Socks?

  1. I think I know the reason for the many mis matched socks. I the eldest daughter, have a tendency to , well let’s just say if I feel normal I don’t wear matching socks. But today I think something was wrong with me because I felt like wearing the same socks. I thought it was crazy too.

  2. a truly male thing: a quiet sunny day and you fire up a noisy stinking power tool. “I love the smell of napalm in the morning!”

    Congratulations on reuniting all those orphan socks with their significant others. An important step forward in the struggle for conjugal hoisery solidarity.

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