As you know, if you have followed this blog for a while, I try to get out on Sundays and go some where. Today, I was about ready and went to my closet to get my shoes. Now I hadn’t used these shoes for over a month and I thought I wanted some comfortable shoes so I could walk some.
When I pulled my favorite Mephistos from the closet, this is what I found.
I knew better than to neglect my shoes for a month, but I just forgot. There was no wearing them today. They needed a thorough cleaning and some time in the sun.
Here is a close up if you have never seen mold attack leather.
Here you learn very quickly to take care of all leather products, VCR tapes, 5 ½ inch floppies, if you still have any, and anything else that mold loved to live on. It doesn’t take long in the Panama humidity.