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August 16, 2010

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Blog Guy, you’re a serious outdoorsman, right?

Well, I don’t want to brag, but yes, I’ve spent my share of nights sleeping out in, what’s the word, those canvas things with poles?

USA/Tents. So I have a serious outdoor fashion question. My boyfriend is taking me to Valley of Fire State Park, in Nevada, to hike and check out those legendary red sandstone formations, and I want to know what to wear so I don’t look out of place. Help!

Sure. First, in a rough terrain like that you’ll want to take good care of your feet. I’d recommend platform peep-toes, or stiletto pumps.

Really! See, I would have thought maybe good hiking boots?

Get real. All the other chick hikers will be wearing heels. For clothing, go for shorts and something sleeveless, to expose as much skin as possible to the intense summer Nevada sun. And accessorize with some long dangling earrings and a nice purse.

Wow, THANKS! A totally unexpected way to go, I must say. Anything else?

universe face 240Yes. I believe lots of serious hikers are wearing those popular sashes, the one with the name of a country like HAITI or PERU.

That’s GREAT! I’ll go with Belgium!

Belgium? You just don’t get it, do  you?

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Top: Miss Peru 2010 Giuliana Zevallos poses at Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada August 12, 2010. REUTERS/Miss Universe Organization L.P., LLLP/Handout

Left: Miss Haiti 2010 Sarodj Bertin poses at Valley of Fire State Park. REUTERS/Miss Universe Organization L.P., LLLP/Handout

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You are a good man, RB. :-)

@Shra: Don’t you say anything now. hehe :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Blog Guy… I love ya!!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Mr. B… usually when you relay a conversation between you and a reader you put the readers side in italics. Being that you have not done that this time I am going to believe you had that conversation with yourself. Or maybe with one of the voices in your head.

You don’t think the voices in your head are actually other people do you?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Thanks. I’ve fixed it, pilot.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

BG, what else can you fix?

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

Unca the voices in my head keep me compnany. And I keep them happy with medidoughnuts. :)

Oh and don’t think I don’t appreciate the pics Mr. B! Nothing like a nice pair of legs to get a Monday morning off to a good start.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Crap. Is it Monday already? I knew there was something wrong today. Other than the usual, that is.

@IFly, I agree. Very nice legs.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

Of course, you do, Mr.Pilot…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Dave, is that your cave on the left of the top picture?!

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

CG, is that was Dave’s cave, he wouldnt even DREAM of going to the Bahamas…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Well, that cave doesn’t feature MUCH seaside…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Those shoes are totally inappropriate for hiking in the desert. Rubber flip-flops would have been better. And, she forgot her lap dog in her purse.

Posted by vwgal | Report as abusive
 

Dave, you sly devil, are you taking Miss Peru and Miss Haiti to the Bahamas with you? ;)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

I think there will be plenty of legs, er, scenery for Dave to look at on his vacation.

Wonder if I could teach the voices in my head to sing in harmony?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

Sure Onedoor, just have them all start singing I’m ‘Enry the Eigth I Yem.

I’m ‘Enry the Eigth I Yem.
‘Enry the Eigth I Yem I Yem.

Now it’s stuck in your head. Have a good night. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

I’m thinking the stiletto’s may double as Cougar bate…not all that other shiny stuff above….That’s fluff. Oh wait…I suppose Cougar has multiple meanings too….S$%$#

Posted by onequartlow | Report as abusive
 

I could stick a song in your head, One..
Would you like to hear Celine Dion..?

Ooohh! Yeahh!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Shra and ifly: Nooooooo! Fortunately for me, I did not read the rest of the comments until this morning. Heading out to walk and those will not be the songs the little voices in my head will be singing:)

onequart: if the cougars leave the shiny stuff, the crows will fly it somewhere and drop it so people think they were abducted by aliens. Furry, hungry aliens.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

Not my cave. No siree. If it was, you’d see me peeking out for a look at the scenery.

@ifly – yeeeaaaaahhhhh, I don’t think Mrs. Dave would appreciate that too much.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

There’s a MRS. DAVE? Crap, I haven’t even fully come to grips yet with Minnie Mouse and Mrs. Potato Head!

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

AGREED on the LEG part :D :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

RB is like my elder bro, who used to show me *stuff* when I was a very young boy…
that destroyed me..NOT :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Aha! Mrs.Dave! Niiiiiiice…

Think I have something to tell her..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Now, now Shra, what happens on the OEbn stays on the OEbn. Or so I’ve been told.

C’mon BG, I’m nowhere near as charismatic as Mickey or Mr. Potato Head. Also, since I spend way too much time reading your blog, I’ll never be as famous as them either.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

@Dave, all this time and now the Etcetera is out of the bag that there is a Mrs. Dave!

@fwd079…the stuff your elder bro showed you probably didn’t have white stripes or swans though did it? ;)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Well, Umm… Ok.. I would let this one go by, Dave.. but you see.. I think I have some pixie blood in me… Think thats what makes me want to do pranks… But then the angel that I AM…. :D

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Goat face taco…hmmm… you want the thing staring back up at you as you go to add the hot sauce Spin?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

No faces of anything that I eat! It’s bad enough with lobsters. Order a whole lobster and have those beady eyes staring back at me. I know it’s dead and all but still creeps me out as I crack open it’s body.

But it’s sooooo sooooo delicous!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Nom away my dear Spin, nom away. I shall stick with the fillets. :p

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