logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Dr.V.M.Palaniappan, Ph.D., OHNSENT, Neemah, Linda Crabtree, Daffyjo
58160 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,160 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,940 Topics
838,557 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 197
"Rosie" 166
Mona - Astronomy 102
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 71
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 45
Angie 36
Susan - Meditation Editor 34
Lestie4containergardens 26
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 20
mary-tea1 14
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#791657 - 11/07/12 10:10 AM Imelda’s Shoes
Rachel-in-Philippines Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Amoeba

Registered: 07/27/12
Posts: 87
The grandiose shoe collection of Imelda R. Marcos, wife of Ferdinand E. Marcos, former President of the Philippines has become a symbol of lavish living while in public office. Neglect and improper storage of the shoes led to its deterioration and decay.

Imelda�s Shoes
_________________________
Rachel Meneses-Ponce
Philippines Site Editor

Top
#795915 - 12/12/12 04:11 PM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]
Lori - Marriage Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 2691
Loc: Orange, CA USA
Hi Rachel! My aunt would tell my mother, who loved shoes, that she had more shoes than Imelda Marcos! It wasn't until I grew up and read about Mrs. Marcos that I understood the comparison.

_________________________
Lori Phillips
Marriage editor

BellaOnline.com Marriage
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Dreams editor
Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Top
#795927 - 12/12/12 08:25 PM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Lori - Marriage]
Rachel-in-Philippines Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Amoeba

Registered: 07/27/12
Posts: 87
Hi Lori!

I'm glad the article has "helped" you appreciate your grandma's words. I think most women love shoes. I do and I don't bother to find an explanation, although it occurred to me once that it must be an effect of too much Cinderella when growing up lol
_________________________
Rachel Meneses-Ponce
Philippines Site Editor

Top
#796074 - 12/13/12 04:06 PM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]
Lori - Marriage Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 2691
Loc: Orange, CA USA
I don't understand why women love shoes. I grew up practically barefoot in Hawaii. We wore rubber slippers if anything. Nice shoes were for weddings and funerals.

Funny you mentioned Cinderella as I love that fairytale with the glass slippers.

Anyway, I'm not into clothes or shoes but I will dress appropriately as necessary. You can take the girl out of the islands but you can't take the islands out of the girl.
_________________________
Lori Phillips
Marriage editor

BellaOnline.com Marriage
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Dreams editor
Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Top
#796096 - 12/14/12 04:44 AM Re: Imelda’s Shoes [Re: Rachel-in-Philippines]
Rachel-in-Philippines Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Amoeba

Registered: 07/27/12
Posts: 87
Ooops, Aunt not Grandma. Please don't tell your Aunt or she might get angry with me for making her a lot older smile

I loved Cinderella as well; I guess I made the connection because of her glass slippers and Prince Charming. The Philippines have a thriving shoe industry and we have towns that are into the slipper-making industry. Most Filipinos love footwear and it is not uncommon to own several pairs.

We are both from the islands, isn't it nice to have something in common. However, I grew up in the city, lowlands, then moved to a hilly area.

I remember Hawaii from that famous TV show here - Hawaii Five O. You have awesome beaches...
_________________________
Rachel Meneses-Ponce
Philippines Site Editor

Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Word Families Challenge
by Mona - Astronomy
Reading
1 second ago
Reading With Expression
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Reading
Today at 04:59 PM
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
Today at 02:43 PM
ADD Moments
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Today at 01:56 PM
Soup du jour
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Sandwiches
Today at 12:33 PM
Past Ghost Stories from St. Louis
by ParanormalHost
Paranormal
Today at 11:35 AM
2017: Astronomy and Space on this day
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Astronomy
Today at 11:33 AM
Read Across America Day is March 2
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Reading
Today at 10:19 AM
What Yoga did you Do Today?
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Yoga
Today at 10:08 AM
Look up - there are beautiful sights in the sky!
by Nancy Roussy
Astronomy
Today at 10:06 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 39 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.