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My war on shoelaces marches into 2018

Will 2018 be the year when I finally stomp out my footwear malfunctions?
Perhaps I can even inspire others. A quick Google search reveals a distressing number of people are vexed and perplexed by shoelaces that suddenly, repeatedly unravel at inopportune times.
I often find myself gazing skyward and pleading for an answer to the question, “Why, oh why can I go six weeks without a slip-up and then have the same shoelaces fall apart twelve times in a single day?”
I have literally walked across a room and experienced freshly re-tied shoestrings coming undone. It’s like I have ...


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