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I’ve spent my whole life searching for a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ to complete me. So far, my self-esteem is intact, my personality is functional enough for social interaction, and I’m at the cusp of completing yet another phase in my life: But still,

college. Even my relationship is going better than I ever

through all those find-

would’ve expected. I’ve found love in my little munchkin

ings, I still

widely known as Tan; a woman who is personality personi-

have some-

fied, somewhat controlling, but has a smile that rivals all

thing missing. Or so I thought. The revelation of my not-so -missing ‘je ne sais quoi’ came to me when the munchkin

those neon signs in Vegas .

asked what I truly wanted to do with my life, what’s my passion… Now all those classes I’m taking right now (which I probably should start studying for soon…) has trained me to scream MARKETING!!!! I’m a marketing major, it’s my passion, in runs through my veins, et cetera, et cetera. That’s slightly true, I do have an aptitude for marketing but my true passion has been staring at me in the face all along: SHOES. Shoes…God’s gift to mankind a part from cupcakes, toilet tissue, and DVR. The way I feel about shoes rivals what anyone could feel about another human being…it’s just not their look and style that consumes me, I want to know where they come from, how they’re made, inspirations, successes, failures, and quite simply…what does one have to do to create a great shoe. Consider this the first installation of many into my journey into my passion; an endeavor, if you will, of epic proportions. I have a lot of thoughts in my head that need to get written

S andie Jaye

down before they make my head explodes, a lot of designs that NEED to reach the public, and an artistic inner being that needs to be introduced to the world…


Intro page to my magazine