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An Ode to My Stupid Evening Foot Washes

The restorative power of coming back to small, silly pre-pandemic rituals

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During the summer of 2016, I covered nine music festivals. Beyond being a completely exhausting summer for my eardrums, my feet also took a beating. As a person who prefers to wear Birkenstocks over any other type of shoe, including to music festivals, my feet had acquired a…

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Allie Volpe

Allie Volpe

Writes about lifestyle, trends, and pop psychology for The Atlantic, New York Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Washington Post, and more.

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