Where Have I Been?

Hey there, loyal readers and followers of this blog.

Yes, I know that I haven’t posted anything in a long time. I really don’t want this blog to stop. However, two things are affecting my posting frequency on this “bootedmanblog” blog. Read on if interested…
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Boot Naming Conflict

I have not been amused… for several years now… that boot manufacturers decided to give names to their boots that are truly meaningless. “Dean, Clayton, Wyatt, Landon, Rutmann, Lor, Devin, Brady, Billy, Rootytootytootoo…” whatever, you look hard enough, you can probably find a boot by whatever name you want.

Personally, for me, I have gone by …
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JB Dillon Reserve Boots

I have been asked about boots under the brand name “JB Dillon” for several years, and all of my internet sleuthing results continued to point to cowboy boot sales by a company called “Rick’s Ranchwear” with no additional information. No website (in the past) other than “Two Free Boots” retail stores in Ohio, Tennessee, Florida, and Nevada.

Anyway, recently I was re-introduced to the boots by that brand through an email dialogue with…
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Know Your COOL

I have blogged a lot about boots and the quality of materials from which they are made as well as quality of craftsmanship in construction.

Over decades, I have experienced how quality makes a difference in the wear, durability, and comfort of boots.

I also have blogged alot about how boot manufacturers who once made boots exclusively in the United States have…
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Annoyed Another Boot Marketing Guy

I received an email the other day complimenting my website:

I was so impressed by the comprehensive amount of content you have created since your site launched in 2004.

He went on to explain that he is working with a boot retailer that has been around for some 40 years, but just went on-line for retail sales.

The writer of this email is with a small-time Texas-based web development and marketing company.

He began cordially, and we exchanged a couple emails, then…
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Off The Break

I know I have been unusually quiet on this blog. It’s already the first of September and I realized that I have not written a post for this blog since two weeks ago on my 2020-birthday-from-hell.

Yeah, the day downgraded rapidly, and kept me…
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