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TMI: ABOUT US

THANK GOD FOR INSTAGRAM THAT LED TWO INTROVERTED AND ONLY SOMETIMES EXTROVERTED PEOPLE TOGETHER. BACK IN SEPTEMBER 2014 WHEN I WAS WORKING AS AN ASSISTANT WOMEN’S BUYER AT A LUXURY BOUTIQUE IN GRAND RAPIDS. TYLER WAS VISITING THE STORE ONE SATURDAY MORNING AND WE WERE BOTH PERIPHERALLY CHECKING EACH OTHER OUT.

LATER IN THE WEEKEND, HE “FOLLOWED” ME ON INSTAGRAM. THEN A FEW WEEKS LATER, HE SENT ME A PHOTO MESSAGE ON WHILE HE WAS ACROSS THE WORLD IN CHINA WITH A MULTIPLE CHOICE DRAWING ASKING, “IF I WANTED TO GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER, WOULD YOU PREFER IT TO BE OVER…”

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A SIMPLIFIED LIFE - PART 01: SHOES

WE KNEW LIFE ON THE ROAD WOULD REQUIRE US TO ADOPT A WHOLE NEW LIFESTYLE THAT WE’VE NEVER KNOWN OR EVEN IMAGINED BEFORE THIS TOUR, WE JUST COULDN’T COMPREHEND HOW MUCH.

AS A SHOE DESIGNER, I HAD A LOT OF SHOES. LIKE, NEARLY 200 PAIRS OF SHOES. MOVING INTO A 25-FOOT LONG TIN CAN, SOMETHING HAD TO CHANGE, AND I’M GLAD THEY DID — IT CHANGED THE WAY I VIEW SHOES, CLOTHES, AND ALL THE “THINGS” WE THINK WE NEED. NEWS FLASH: WE DON’T NEED MUCH…

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