I've always loved going barefoot, and last night, I decided to go all day in school today without my shoes. I'm almost positive that our reasonably lax dress code has something about footware being required, but only the principal and vice principal actually expect us to follow it. I followed through with my plan, with mixed reactions from both teachers and students, but little outright disapproval. I'm not sure why, but the tiny bit of added freedom that comes with not wearing shoes in a public place can make a difference in the overall mood of a day. I felt more in touch with myself, the earth, and maybe even my school, and despite the hard tile floors of the school, my feet feel great. Why don't more people do this?